• IPA: /ɪnˈdiːd/

indeed (not comparable)

  1. (modal) Truly; in fact; actually.
    Synonyms: certainly, definitely, in fact, indubitably, really, surely, truly, undoubtedly, Thesaurus:actually
    Indeed, he made several misplays.
    Yes, I do indeed look very similar to you.
    • 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter II, in The Amateur Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., […], OCLC 752825175 ↗:
      Orion hit a rabbit once; but though sore wounded it got to the bury, and, struggling in, the arrow caught the side of the hole and was drawn out. Indeed, a nail filed sharp is not of much avail as an arrowhead; you must have it barbed, and that was a little beyond our skill.
    • 1992, Rudolf M[athias] Schuster, The Hepaticae and Anthocerotae of North America: East of the Hundredth Meridian, volume V, New York, N.Y.: Columbia University Press, →ISBN, page vii:
      With fresh material, taxonomic conclusions are leavened by recognition that the material examined reflects the site it occupied; a herbarium packet gives one only a small fraction of the data desirable for sound conclusions. Herbarium material does not, indeed, allow one to extrapolate safely: what you see is what you get{{...}
  2. (degree, after the adjective modified) In fact.
    As a soccer player, he is terrible indeed.
Translations Translations Interjection
  1. Indicates emphatic agreement.
    Synonyms: absolutely, for real, forsooth, indubitably, sure thing, true that
    "I am a great runner." "Indeed!"
  2. ngd With interrogative intonation (low-high) indicates serious doubt.
    "I am a great runner." "Indeed?"

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