英 ['æmpjuteɪt] 美 ['æmpjuteɪt]
- v. 切断；截（肢）
- It may be necessary to amputate his foot.
- Her arm is so badly injured they will have to amputate (it).
- Doctor had to amputate his arm to save his life.
- Her leg was so badly damaged that the doctors had to amputate.