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Definition of "indeed" []

  • Without a doubt; certainly: very cold indeed; was indeed grateful. (adverb)
  • In fact; in reality: felt sure I'd win, and indeed I did. (adverb)
  • Used to express surprise, skepticism, or irony. (interjection)

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.

Use "indeed" in a sentence
  • "_ I am not a slanderer, indeed, _indeed_, I am not; here are proofs: your lordship, I find, is called the Count De Valmont; had you not once a relation of the same title, who fell in battle with the"
  • "And when we go to our Lord's Table do we realize that His "_flesh is meat indeed, and His blood is drink indeed_?""
  • ""Centum mille perdrices plumbo confecit;" [4] that is, indeed, too often the sum of the life of an English lord; much questionable now, if _indeed_ of more value than that of many sparrows."