deed meaning

EN[diːd] [-iːd]
  • A deed (anciently an evidence) is any legal instrument in writing which passes, affirms or confirms an interest, right, or property and that is signed, attested, delivered, and in some jurisdictions sealed.
  • The traditional phrase signed, sealed and delivered refers to the practice of seals; however, attesting witnesses have replaced seals to some extent.

    Definition of deed in English Dictionary

  • NounPLdeedsPREdé-
    1. An action or act; something that is done.
      1. A brave or noteworthy action; a feat or exploit.
        1. Action or fact, as opposed to rhetoric or deliberation.
          1. I have fulfilled my promise in word and in deed.
        2. (law) A legal contract showing bond in form of a document.
          1. I inherited the deed to the house.
      2. VerbSGdeedsPRdeedingPT, PPdeeded
        1. INF To transfer real property by deed.
          1. He deeded over the mineral rights to some fellas from Denver.
      3. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The guider of all crownes, Graunt that our deeds may wel deserve your loves: And so they shall, if fortune speed my will, And yeeld our thoughts to height of my desertes.
          • They listened as Walter Frank urged the audience "strongheartedly to proclaim great deeds and thus to help develop a people that not only understands great deeds but is also able to perform them."
          • His heroic deeds were immortalised in song and tale. ‎
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
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          Meaning of deed for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "deed" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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