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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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deeddeed /diːd/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 formalDO something someone does, especially something that is very good or very bad After the morning’s good deeds he deserved a rest. She tried to strangle her baby and her lover helped her finish the evil deed.2 SCL law an official paper that is a record of an agreement, especially an agreement concerning who owns property a mortgage deed3 in deed4 your good deed for the day
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deedSomething happens, a deed is done, and the consequences just go rolling on.Parents can teach children their values by word and deed.The gulf between words and deeds would, Bertinotti feared, be more self-destructive than any other course of action.She has earned acclaim for both words and deeds.The atrocious deeds they'd committed!I may as well explain here why he did this much-criticized and desperate deed of daring...One day he will pay for his evil deeds.Well, that's my good deed for the day.He grew up reading the tales and legends of heroic deeds.Such monstrous deeds always angered the gods and they served him as he had served others.When Medea knew the deed was done she turned her mind to one still more dreadful.My grandfather signed the deed for this land.For example, if the title deeds are left with the company, an equitable mortgagee by deposit will take priority.good deedsEndued with evenness of mind, one casts off in this very life both good deeds and evil deeds.We can not win a place in heaven by good deeds - neither did he.Do good deeds now and the result will be a future of happiness and blessing.But on waking she pushed these resolutely aside and stomped out to do her good deeds.Rather than the thesis being that virtue lies in good deeds, you could say that money lies in odd places.Through it all, Tatum maintained his posture of mover and shaker, champion of democracy, doer of good deeds.They would, in effect, be rewarded for doing the good deeds they should be doing anyway.Mr Chance, of Nunthorpe, Cleveland, is a charity worker extraordinaire whose good deeds are mostly connected with mental handicap.
From Longman Business Dictionarydeeddeed /diːd/ noun [countable]LAW a formal written document that is a record of an agreement, especially one relating to propertyThe parties to a deed should sign it in the presence of a witness. title deed transfer deed trust deed
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