behead definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • to separate your lives the head from; decapitate.
    • To sever the top from; to lose the top of.
  • verb:
    • To remove the head.
    • cut the head of
  • others:
    • To cut off the pinnacle of; kill or execute by decapitation.
    • Figuratively, to deprive regarding the mind, top, or foremost element of: as, to behead a statue or a word.
    • To tap (a stream) and divert its upper seas through new channels: said of this encroachment of 1 stream upon another in such a way regarding ‘capture’ its head and upper tributaries.

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