deed

  • 1 deed — 1 n 1: something done: act (1) my free act and deed 2: a written instrument by which a person transfers ownership of real property to another see also deliver …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 deed — [diːd] noun [countable] LAW a formal written document that is a record of an agreement, especially one relating to property: • The parties to a deed should sign it in the presence of a witness. ˈtitle deed LAW PROPERTY a legal document proving …

    Financial and business terms

  • 3 Deed — Deed, n. [AS. d[=ae]d; akin to OS. d[=a]d, D. & Dan. daad, G. that, Sw. d[*a]d, Goth. d[=e]ds; fr. the root of do. See {Do}, v. t.] 1. That which is done or effected by a responsible agent; an act; an action; a thing done; a word of extensive… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 deed — [di:d] n [: Old English; Origin: dAd] 1.) formal something someone does, especially something that is very good or very bad ▪ After the morning s good deeds he deserved a rest. ▪ She tried to strangle her baby and her lover helped her finish the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 5 'Deed I Do — Music by Fred Rose Lyrics by Walter Hirsch Published 1926 Form Jazz standard Deed I Do is a 1926 jazz standard composed by Fred Rose with lyrics by Walter Hirsch.[1] It was introduced by vaudeville performer S. L. Sta …

    Wikipedia

  • 6 Deed — Deed, v. t. To convey or transfer by deed; as, he deeded all his estate to his eldest son. [Colloq. U. S.] [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 deed — [dēd] n. [ME dede < OE ded, dæd, akin to Ger tat, ODu dede, ON dath, Goth deds: for IE base see DO1] 1. a thing done; act 2. a feat of courage, skill, etc. 3. action; actual performance [honest in word and deed] 4. Law …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Deed — (d[=e]d), a. Dead. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 9 deed — [ did ] noun count * 1. ) usually plural LEGAL an official document that gives details of a legal agreement, especially about who owns a building or piece of land 2. ) LITERARY something that someone does someone s good deed for the day HUMOROUS… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 deed — O.E. dæd a doing, act, action, transaction, event, from P.Gmc. *dædis (Cf. O.S. dad, O.N. dað, O.Fris. dede, M.Du. daet, Du. daad, O.H.G. tat, Ger. Tat deed, Goth. gadeþs a putting, placing ), from PIE *dhetis ( …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 deed — n *action, act Analogous words: exploit, *feat, achievement deed vb *transfer, convey, alienate …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 deed — [n1] achievement accomplishment, act, action, adventure, ballgame, big idea*, bit, byplay, cause, commission, crusade, do, enterprise, exploit, fact, feat, follow through, game, happenin’*, performance, plan, quest, reality, securing, stunt,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 deed — ► NOUN 1) an action that is performed intentionally or consciously. 2) (usu. deeds) a legal document, especially one relating to property ownership or legal rights. ► VERB N. Amer. ▪ convey or transfer by legal deed. ORIGIN Old English …

    English terms dictionary

  • 14 Deed — For the British cargo ship, see SS Deed. Property law …

    Wikipedia

  • 15 deed — A conveyance of realty; a writing signed by grantor, whereby title to realty is transferred from one to another. National Fire Ins. Co. v. Patterson, 170 Okl. 593, 41 P.2d 645, 647. A written instrument, signed, and delivered, by which one person …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 deed — I n. something done 1) to do, perform a deed 2) a brave, daring, heroic; chivalrous; dirty (colloq.); great; illustrious; kind; noble; wicked deed 3) in word and deed legal instrument of transfer 4) to transfer a deed 5) a title deed 6) a deed to …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 17 deed — alms·deed; deed·ful; deed·i·ly; deed·less; deed; in·deed; mis·deed; …

    English syllables

  • 18 deed — n. & v. n. 1 a thing done intentionally or consciously. 2 a brave, skilful, or conspicuous act. 3 actual fact or performance (kind in word and deed; in deed and not in name). 4 Law a written or printed document often used for a legal transfer of… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 19 deed — Synonyms and related words: abalienate, accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, acta, action, adventure, agreement, alien, alienate, amortize, aristeia, arrangement, assign, bargain, barter, bequeath, blow, bold stroke, bond, cause,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 deed — 01. When he was little, his father taught him to always try to do good [deeds] for others. 02. I m very proud of you; you returned the wallet to its owner with all the money inside. That is truly a good [deed]. 03. A local businessman has… …

    Grammatical examples in English


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