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1. Something that is carried out; an act or action.
2. A usually praiseworthy act; a feat or exploit.
3. Action or performance in general: Deeds, not words, matter most.
a. A signed, sealed, and delivered instrument.
b. An instrument conveying an interest in real property.
tr.v. deed·ed, deed·ing, deeds
To transfer by means of a deed: deeded the property to the children.
1. something that is done or performed; act
2. a notable achievement; feat; exploit
3. action or performance, as opposed to words
4. (Law) law a formal legal document signed, witnessed, and delivered to effect a conveyance or transfer of property or to create a legal obligation or contract
(Law) (tr) US and Canadian to convey or transfer (property) by deed
[Old English dēd; related to Old High German tāt, Gothic gadeths; see do1]
1. something that is done, performed, or accomplished; act: a good deed.
2. an exploit or achievement; feat.
3. action or performance, esp. as indicative of one's intentions.
4. a document executed under seal and delivered to effect a conveyance, esp. of real estate.v.t.
5. to convey or transfer by deed.
[before 900; Middle English dede, Old English dēd; akin to do1]
Past participle: deeded
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|Noun||1.||deed - a legal document signed and sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it; "he signed the deed"; "he kept the title to his car in the glove compartment"|
legal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument - (law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
bill of sale - a deed transferring personal property
deed poll - a deed made and executed by only one party
enfeoffment - under the feudal system, the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service
mortgage deed - deed embodying a mortgage
title deed - a legal document proving a person's right to property
|2.||deed - something that people do or cause to happen|
event - something that happens at a given place and time
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"
acquiring, getting - the act of acquiring something; "I envied his talent for acquiring"; "he's much more interested in the getting than in the giving"
effectuation, implementation - the act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something); carrying into effect
digging up, disinterment, exhumation - the act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried
running away - the act of leaving (without permission) the place you are expected to be
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
leaning - the act of deviating from a vertical position
assumption - the act of assuming or taking for granted; "your assumption that I would agree was unwarranted"
rejection - the act of rejecting something; "his proposals were met with rejection"
sacrifice, forfeit, forfeiture - the act of losing or surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
derivation - the act of deriving something or obtaining something from a source or origin
activity - any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity"
hire - the act of hiring something or someone; "he signed up for a week's car hire"
wearing, wear - the act of having on your person as a covering or adornment; "she bought it for everyday wear"
judgment, assessment, judgement - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
production - the act or process of producing something; "Shakespeare's production of poetry was enormous"; "the production of white blood cells"
stay - continuing or remaining in a place or state; "they had a nice stay in Paris"; "a lengthy hospital stay"; "a four-month stay in bankruptcy court"
inactivity - being inactive; being less active
stop, stoppage - the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
group action - action taken by a group of people
distribution - the act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
legitimation - the act of rendering a person legitimate; "he has filial rights because he obtained letters of legitimation from the king"; "his parents' subsequent marriage resulted in his legitimation"
proclamation, promulgation - the formal act of proclaiming; giving public notice; "his promulgation of the policy proved to be premature"
communicating, communication - the activity of communicating; the activity of conveying information; "they could not act without official communication from Moscow"
speech act - the use of language to perform some act
عَمَل، فِعْل، مَأْثَرَه
→ Tat f, → Handlung f; (= feat) → Tat f, → Leistung f; good deed → gute Tat; evil deed → Übeltat f; in word and deed → in Wort und Tat
in deed → tatsächlich, in der Tat; he is master in deed if not in name → er ist der eigentliche or tatsächliche Herr, wenn auch nicht offiziell or nach außen hin
(Jur) → Übertragungsurkunde f; the deeds of a house → die Übertragungsurkunde eines Hauses; deed of covenant → Vertragsurkunde f
vt (US) → überschreiben (→ to auf +acc)
something done; an act. a good deed. daad, handeling عَمَل، فِعْل، مَأْثَرَه дело ação skutek die Tat gerning; bedrift; dåd πράξηacto, acción, hecho tegu عمل؛ کردار teko actionמעשה कार्य čin, djelo tett tindakan verknaður atto, azione 行為 행위, 공적, 위업 darbas darbība; rīcība; dokuments amalan daadgjerning, handling, dådczyn عمل، كار، فعل قواله (قبال acção faptă поступок skutok dejanje delo handling, gärning การกระทำ iş, eylem 行為，事跡 дія; вчинок شعوری عمل việc làm 行为，事迹