To behead someone is to kill them by cutting their head off. This is a very violent and gruesome way to die, and it's usually only used in war or in cases of treason.

  • He was beheaded for his crimes against the king.

  • The queen was beheaded for her treasonous actions.

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Example Sentences for beheaded

  • 1

    The hit of the ax beheads the body.

  • 2

    The man was beheaded for the sentence.

  • 3

    The sentence for the crime is to beheaded.

  • 4

    It is very cruel to behead someone.

  • 5

    It would be terrifying to behead the slaves.

  • 6

    She was beheaded in the basement of the church.

  • 7

    The governor beheaded the man at once.

  • 8

    The man was commanded to behead the criminal.

  • 9

    It was a horror to see the man get beheaded.

  • 10

    A mark on the back of the throat portends beheading.