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Synonyms of 'behead'

(verb) 
Definition
to remove the head from
Charles I was beheaded by the Cromwellians.
Synonyms
decapitate
After the French Revolution the guillotine was used to decapitate prisoners.
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execute
Roman soldiers could be executed for treason.
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guillotine
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decollate (archaic)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of execute
Definition
to put a condemned person to death
Roman soldiers could be executed for treason.
Synonyms
put to death,
guillotine,
electrocute

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