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1. deed

noun. ['ˈdiːd'] a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it.

Synonyms

  • official document
  • bill of sale
  • instrument
  • title deed
  • legal instrument
  • enfeoffment
  • title
  • mortgage deed
  • deed of conveyance
  • deed poll

Antonyms

  • powerlessness
  • inactive
  • unwillingness
  • sociability

Etymology

  • dede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ded (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Deed

  • guaranteed
  • disagreed
  • supersede
  • stampede
  • intercede
  • aristide
  • aristede
  • alwaleed
  • succeed
  • preceed
  • precede
  • overfeed
  • misread
  • mislead
  • laclede
  • degreed
  • decreed
  • concede
  • walid
  • waleed
  • wahid
  • vahid
  • streed
  • sinead
  • shaheed
  • secede
  • screed
  • reseed
  • reread
  • recede

Example sentences of the word deed


1. Noun, singular or mass
Sign and date the deed in front of a notary public.

Quotes containing the word deed


1. One year, my good deed started with deciding to give all my friends makeup from a cruelty-free cosmetics line that I love. I did this with the hope that they would love it as much as I do and end up switching their makeup over to that cruelty-free line forever.
- Jenna Morasca

2. No good deed goes unpunished.
- Oscar Wilde

3. A tree is known by its fruit; a man by his deeds. A good deed is never lost; he who sows courtesy reaps friendship, and he who plants kindness gathers love.
- Saint Basil

2. deed

noun. ['ˈdiːd'] something that people do or cause to happen.

Synonyms

  • effectuation
  • disinterment
  • departure
  • motivating
  • disposal
  • exhumation
  • going
  • disposition
  • digging up
  • equalisation
  • sacrifice
  • touching
  • inactivity
  • getting
  • speech act
  • communicating
  • mitsvah
  • judgement
  • stay
  • touch
  • residency
  • wearing
  • legitimation
  • equalization
  • interference
  • stoppage
  • event
  • production
  • acquiring
  • running away
  • forfeiture
  • waste
  • causation
  • delivery
  • residence
  • human action
  • nonachievement
  • act
  • derivation
  • mitzvah
  • motivation
  • group action
  • obstetrical delivery
  • hindrance
  • hinderance
  • leaving
  • distribution
  • promulgation
  • rejection
  • judgment
  • egress
  • retrieval
  • assessment
  • implementation
  • leveling
  • hire
  • actuation
  • permissive waste
  • uncovering
  • emergence
  • going away
  • activity
  • communication
  • action
  • discovery
  • propulsion
  • wear
  • causing
  • proclamation
  • leaning
  • find
  • nonaccomplishment
  • forfeit
  • egression
  • assumption
  • stop
  • human activity
  • abidance

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • disembarkation
  • appearance
  • birth

Etymology

  • dede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ded (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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