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1. behead

verb. ['bɪˈhɛd, biːˈhɛd'] cut the head of.

Synonyms

  • decapitate
  • guillotine
  • kill

Antonyms

  • switch on
  • add
  • begin

Etymology

  • beheden (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Behead

  • hilton-head
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  • misread
  • misled
  • instead
  • biomed
  • unwed
  • unted
  • unsaid
  • unread
  • spread
  • sayed
  • numed
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Example sentences of the word behead


1. Verb, base form
In the piece, Judith saves her people by having a banquet to intoxicate and then behead General Holofernes.

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