From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishindeedin‧deed /ɪnˈdiːd/ ●●●S1W1 adverb1[sentence adverb]EMPHASIZE used to emphasize a statement or answerThe 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 saidI 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 descriptionMost 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?
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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!