Pronunciation Noun

deed (plural deeds)

  1. An action or act; something that is done.
    • Bible, Genesis xliv. 15
      And Joseph said to them, What deed is this which ye have done?
  2. A brave or noteworthy action; a feat or exploit.
    • knightly deeds
    • whose deeds some nobler poem shall adorn
  3. Action or fact, as opposed to rhetoric or deliberation.
    I have fulfilled my promise in word and in deed.
  4. (legal) A legal instrument that is executed under seal or before witnesses.
    I inherited the deed to the house.
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deed (deeds, present participle deeding; past and past participle deeded)

  1. (informal) To transfer real property by deed.
    He deeded over the mineral rights to some fellas from Denver.

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