deed

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[deed]

A deed is an action that you perform with intent, like turning in a lost wallet you find in a store. Definitely a good deed.

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Noun
a notable achievement; "he performed a great deed"; "the book was her finest effort"

Noun
a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it; "he signed the deed"; "he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment"


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v. t.
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.

v. t.
Illustrious act; achievement; exploit.

v. t.
Power of action; agency; efficiency.

v. t.
Fact; reality; -- whence we have indeed.

v. t.
A sealed instrument in writing, on paper or parchment, duly executed and delivered, containing some transfer, bargain, or contract.

v. t.
Performance; -- followed by of.

v. t.
To convey or transfer by deed; as, he deeded all his estate to his eldest son.


Deed

Deed , a. Dead. [Obs.] Chaucer.

Deed

Deed, n. [AS. dd; akin to OS. d'bed, D. & Dan. daad, G. thai, Sw. d'86d, Goth. dds; fr. the root of do. See Do, v. t.] 1. 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.
And Joseph said to them, What deed is this which ye have done?
We receive the due reward of our deeds.
Would serve his kind in deed and word.
2. Illustrious act; achievement; exploit. "Knightly deeds." Spenser.
Whose deeds some nobler poem shall adorn.
3. Power of action; agency; efficiency. [Obs.]
To be, both will and deed, created free.
4. Fact; reality; -- whence we have indeed. 5. (Law) A sealed instrument in writing, on paper or parchment, duly executed and delivered, containing some transfer, bargain, or contract. &hand; The term is generally applied to conveyances of real estate, and it is the prevailing doctrine that a deed must be signed as well as sealed, though at common law signing was formerly not necessary. Blank deed, a printed form containing the customary legal phraseology, with blank spaces for writing in names, dates, boundaries, etc. 6. Performance; -- followed by of. [Obs.] Shak. In deed, in fact; in truth; verily. See Indeed.

Deed

Deed, v. t. To convey or transfer by deed; as, he deeded all his estate to his eldest son. [Colloq. U. S.]

Dead.

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.

To convey or transfer by deed; as, he deeded all his estate to his eldest son.

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Usage Examples

The light of lights looks always on the motive, not the deed, the shadow of shadows on the deed alone.

An Atheist believes that a hospital should be built instead of a church. An atheist believes that deed must be done instead of prayer said. An atheist strives for involvement in life and not escape into death. He wants disease conquered, poverty vanished, war eliminated.

For even in dreams a good deed is not lost.

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.

How far that little candle throws its beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world.

Talking isn't doing. It is a kind of good deed to say well and yet words are not deeds.

No good deed goes unpunished.

Misspelled Form

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Other Usage Examples

A good deed never goes unpunished.

A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.

No great deed is done by falterers who ask for certainty.

While we are living in the present, we must celebrate life every day, knowing that we are becoming history with every work, every action, every deed.

Western history has been a history of deed done, actions performed and results achieved.

Better do a good deed near at home than go far away to burn incense.

May we be saved from evil thoughts and deed of enemies of world peace who find pleasure in creating havoc and perpetrating all forms of carnage.

The smallest deed is better than the greatest intention.

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