Synonyms of 'amputate'
cut offDictionary, remove, separate
To save his life, doctors amputated his legs.
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When you remove the branches, cut beyond the trunk ridge.
Separate the garlic into cloves.
Thesaurus for amputate from the Collins English Thesaurus
To amputate someone's arm or leg means to cut all or part of it off in an operation because it is diseased or badly damaged .