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Language: Old English
Origin: dæd

deed

noun
     
Related topics: Law
deed [countable]
1 formal 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.
2SCL law an official paper that is a record of an agreement, especially an agreement concerning who owns property:
a mortgage deed
3

in deed

in what you do:
Everyone sins at some time, in thought if not in deed.
4

your good deed for the day

something kind or helpful that you do - used humorously

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