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tr.v. be·head·ed, be·head·ing, be·heads
To separate the head from; decapitate.
[Middle English biheden, from Old English behēafdian : be-, away from; see be- + hēafod, head; see head.]
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(tr) to remove the head from; decapitate
[Old English behēafdian, from be- + heafod head; related to Middle High German behoubeten]
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to cut off the head of; decapitate.
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Past participle: beheaded
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|Verb||1.||behead - cut the head of; "the French King was beheaded during the Revolution"|
kill - cause to die; put to death, usually intentionally or knowingly; "This man killed several people when he tried to rob a bank"; "The farmer killed a pig for the holidays"
guillotine - kill by cutting the head off with a guillotine; "The French guillotined many Vietnamese while they occupied the country"
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verb decapitate, execute, guillotine, truncate, decollate (archaic) Charles I was beheaded by the Cromwellians.
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pead maha raiuma
behead[bɪˈhed] VT → decapitar
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behead[bɪˈhɛd] vt → décapiter
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
behead[bɪˈhɛd] vt → decapitare
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