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English noun: deed

1. deed (communication) a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it


SamplesHe signed the deed.
He kept the title to his car in the glove compartment.


Synonymsdeed of conveyance, title


Broader (hypernym)instrument, legal document, legal instrument, official document


Narrower (hyponym)bill of sale, deed poll, enfeoffment, mortgage deed, title deed


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

2. deed something that people do or cause to happen


Synonymsact, human action, human activity


Broader (hypernym)event


Narrower (hyponym)abidance, acquiring, action, activity, actuation, assessment, assumption, causation, causing, communicating, communication, delivery, departure, derivation, digging up, discovery, disinterment, disposal, disposition, distribution, effectuation, egress, egression, emergence, equalisation, equalization, exhumation, find, forfeit, forfeiture, getting, going, going away, group action, hinderance, hindrance, hire, implementation, inactivity, interference, judgement, judgment, leaning, leaving, legitimation, leveling, mitsvah, mitzvah, motivating, motivation, nonaccomplishment, nonachievement, obstetrical delivery, permissive waste, proclamation, production, promulgation, propulsion, recovery, rejection, residence, residency, retrieval, running away, sacrifice, speech act, stay, stop, stoppage, touch, touching, uncovering, waste, wear, wearing









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