Definition of "deed" []

  • Something that is carried out; an act or action. (noun)
  • A usually praiseworthy act; a feat or exploit. (noun)
  • Action or performance in general: Deeds, not words, matter most. (noun)
  • Law A document sealed as an instrument of bond, contract, or conveyance, especially relating to property. (noun)
  • To transfer by means of a deed: deeded the property to the children. (verb-transitive)
  • Something that is done or performed; act (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A notable achievement; feat; exploit (noun)
  • Action or performance, as opposed to words (noun)
  • A formal legal document signed, witnessed, and delivered to effect a conveyance or transfer of property or to create a legal obligation or contract (noun)
  • To convey or transfer (property) by deed (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "deed" in a sentence
  • "When the time came for signing the deed, Mr. Greig said to Red Jacket, -- "_As you have been opposed to the sale of the land, you need not have your name attached to the deed_.""
  • "Hence such deed is called a _warranty deed_, [For definition of _fee_ and _fee-simple_, see"
  • "There is no religion, not even the Christian religion, holding the title deed to God."