What does behead mean?

Definitions for behead
bɪˈhɛdbe·head

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. decapitate, behead, decollate(verb)

    cut the head of

    "the French King was beheaded during the Revolution"

Wiktionary

  1. behead(Verb)

    To remove the head.

  2. Origin: beheafdian, from be- (with privative force), + heafod

Webster Dictionary

  1. Behead(verb)

    to sever the head from; to take off the head of

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Behead

    be-hed′, v.t. to cut off the head.—ns. Behead′al (rare); Behead′ing, the act of cutting off the head.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of behead in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of behead in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of behead in a Sentence

  1. Selvedin Beganovic:

    When did (the Prophet) Muhammad ever behead anyone? when did he take a knife and slaughter an innocent journalist?

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    Look, the point is this: my first job is to protect the American people, it is entirely legitimate for the American people to be deeply concerned when you've got a bunch of violent, vicious zealots who behead people or randomly shoot a bunch of folks in a deli in Paris.

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