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Synonyms for behead
bɪˈhɛd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decapitate, behead, decollate(verb)

    cut the head of

    "the French King was beheaded during the Revolution"

    Synonyms:
    decapitate, decollate

Wiktionary

  1. behead(verb)

    Synonyms:
    decapitate, decollate

  2. behead(verb)

    To remove the head.

    Synonyms:
    decapitate, decollate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. behead(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    decapitate, decollate, deprive of the head

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. behead(v)

    Synonyms:
    decapitate, decollate, execute

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    decapitate

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How to use behead in a sentence?

  1. Ryan Mauro:

    Closing Guantanamo Bay will have no impact on terrorist recruitment and radicalization, there is not a single case that I am aware of where a moderate, peace-loving Muslim became angry over the Gitmo issue and suddenly decided to wage violent jihad, behead innocent people, implement theocracy and commit human rights abuses like executing gays and abusing women.

  2. Ian Rintoul:

    They are systematically removing people from compounds who they believe are ring leaders, i mean, they really think that they can behead the movement by removing a handful of individuals from the compounds, but it's patently not the case.

  3. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    The Middle East is plagued by anti-Western, anti-democratic and anti-American extremism. Terrorists brutally behead their shackled captives before video cameras. Despots lead their people in chants of 'Death to America' while building intercontinental ballistic missiles to reach America.

  4. Ian Rintoul:

    I mean, they really think that they can behead the movement by removing a handful of individuals from the compounds, but it's patently not the case.

  5. Mustafa Bali:

    They are frightening the people, they behead people, explode bombs in markets, they still create an atmosphere where it is impossible for people to escape from them.


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