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deed - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'deed' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Deed [ a.]
- Dead.
2 . Deed [ v. t.]
- That which is done or effected by a responsible agent; an act; an action; a thing done; -- a word of extensive application, including, whatever is done, good or bad, great or small.
- Illustrious act; achievement; exploit.
- Power of action; agency; efficiency.
- Fact; reality; -- whence we have indeed.
- A sealed instrument in writing, on paper or parchment, duly executed and delivered, containing some transfer, bargain, or contract.
- Performance; -- followed by of.
- To convey or transfer by deed; as, he deeded all his estate to his eldest son.

Meaning of 'deed' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . deed [ n]
Meaning (1):
- a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
Example in sentence:
  • he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment;
  • he signed the deed