From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishindeedin‧deed /ɪnˈdiːd/ ●●●S1W1 adverb 🔊 🔊 1[sentence adverb]EMPHASIZE used to emphasize a statement or answer 🔊 The blood tests prove that Vince is indeed the father. 🔊 ‘Would it help if you had an assistant?’ ‘It would indeed.’2[sentence adverb] formalADD used to introduce an additional statement that emphasizes or supports what you have just said 🔊 I didn’t mind at all. Indeed, I was pleased.3especially British EnglishVERY used with ‘very’ and an adjective or adverb to emphasize a statement or description 🔊 Most of the essays were very good indeed. 🔊 Thank you very much indeed.4British English spokenSURPRISEDANNOY used to show that you are surprised or annoyed by something that someone has just told you 🔊 ‘He said he was too busy to see you.’ ‘Did he, indeed?’5 →why/how/who etc indeed?
Examples from the Corpus
indeed• Although twenty years have passed since that night, I can still remember everything about it very clearly indeed.• These are very important propositionsindeed.• Anyway, the first form of Bubo in the film was indeed a realowl.• A very, very average thing indeed, like a potato.• And indeed, Rasche was getting closer.• Minorities are not well represented. Indeed, the city has only one black city councilmember.• Longer hours, indeed, would merely mean more unsold coal.• Being a 3D game, you can viewobjects from any angle, or indeed yourself!