HyperDic: behead

English > 1 sense of the word behead:
VERBcontactbehead, decapitate, decollatecut the head of
behead > pronunciation
Soundsbihhheh'd; biyhheh'd
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
English > behead: 1 sense > verb 1, contact
Meaningcut the head of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to behead the prisoners
Example"the French King was beheaded during the Revolution"
Synonymsdecapitate, decollate
Narrowerguillotinekill by cutting the head off with a guillotine
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishdecapitar, descabezar

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