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deed

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Law
deeddeed /diːd/ ●○○ noun [countable] πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 formalDO something someone does, especially something that is very good or very bad πŸ”Š After the morning’s good deeds he deserved a rest. πŸ”Š 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 πŸ”Š a mortgage deed3 β†’ in deed4 β†’ your good deed for the day
Examples from the Corpus
deedβ€’ Something happens, a deed is done, and the consequences just go rolling on.β€’ Parents can teach children their values by word and deed.β€’ The gulf between words and deeds would, Bertinotti feared, be more self-destructive than any other course of action.β€’ She has earned acclaim for both words and deeds.β€’ The atrocious deeds they'd committed!β€’ I may as well explain here why he did this much-criticized and desperate deed of daring...β€’ One day he will pay for his evil deeds.β€’ Well, that's my good deed for the day.β€’ He grew up reading the tales and legends of heroic deeds.β€’ Such monstrous deeds always angered the gods and they served him as he had served others.β€’ When Medea knew the deed was done she turned her mind to one still more dreadful.β€’ My grandfather signed the deed for this land.β€’ For example, if the title deeds are left with the company, an equitable mortgagee by deposit will take priority.good deedsβ€’ Endued with evenness of mind, one casts off in this very life both good deeds and evil deeds.β€’ We can not win a place in heaven by good deeds - neither did he.β€’ Do good deeds now and the result will be a future of happiness and blessing.β€’ But on waking she pushed these resolutely aside and stomped out to do her good deeds.β€’ Rather than the thesis being that virtue lies in good deeds, you could say that money lies in odd places.β€’ Through it all, Tatum maintained his posture of mover and shaker, champion of democracy, doer of good deeds.β€’ They would, in effect, be rewarded for doing the good deeds they should be doing anyway.β€’ 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. β†’ title deed β†’ transfer deed β†’ trust deed
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