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Deed meaning

deed - 10 dictionary results

  1. 1. Dead.
  2. 2. Illustrious act; achievement; exploit.
  3. 3. Power of action; agency; efficiency.
  4. 4. A sealed instrument in writing, on paper or parchment, duly executed and delivered, containing some transfer, bargain, or contract.
  5. 5. To convey or transfer by deed; as, he deeded all his estate to his eldest son.
  6. 6. A document that transfers ownership of real estate.
  7. 7. 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.
  8. 8. Fact; reality; - whence we have indeed.
  9. 9. Performance; - followed by of.
  10. 10. An act; legal instrument conveying property.

deed - examples of usage

  1. It is truly a noble deed to save the life of a fellow- creature, though it but rarely falls to the lot of any one. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. Heaven forbid that the Deed of Union of the United States should require a second time to be retraced in red! - "America To-day, Observations and Reflections", William Archer.
  3. When his farm has increased in value and would bring some rent, he will very likely mortgage it, that is, give it by a legal deed as security for his debts. - "Political economy", W. Stanley Jevons.
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