Meaning of DECAPITATE in English

DECAPITATE

[de.cap.i.tate] vt -tat.ed ; -tat.ing [LL decapitatus, pp. of decapitare, fr. L de- + capit-, caput head--more at head] (ca. 1611) 1: to cut off the head of: behead

2: to make ineffective: destroy -- de.cap.i.ta.tion n -- de.cap.i.ta.tor n

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