Definition of deed :
1. A sealed instrument in writing, on paper or parchment, duly executed and delivered, containing some transfer, bargain, or contract.
3. Fact; reality; - whence we have indeed.
4. Illustrious act; achievement; exploit.
5. Performance; - followed by of.
6. Power of action; agency; efficiency.
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. To convey or transfer by deed; as, he deeded all his estate to his eldest son.
human action, record, accomplishment, commission, agreement, doing, release, certificate, number, exertion, bit, thing, work, transaction, enactment, achievement, routine, human activity, form of address, act, title, championship, claim, deed of conveyance, voucher, statute title, consummation, charter, effect, warranty, instrument, lease, do, document, turn, execution, rubric, indenture, security, title of respect
action (part of speech: noun)
venture (part of speech: noun)
endeavor (part of speech: noun)
- It is in very deed a certain truth; it would have been then as difficult for me to have taken my mind from heaven to earth, as I have found it often since to get it from earth to heaven. - "Bunyan", James Anthony Froude.
- I hope mother will get the thought back of the deed. - "Lonesome Town", Ethel and James Dorrance.
- Didn't he pay you to allow him to use your name on a deed? - "The Clock Strikes Thirteen", Mildred A. Wirt.