Associations to the word «Deed»


DEED, noun. An action or act; something that is done.
DEED, noun. A brave or noteworthy action; a feat or exploit.
DEED, noun. Action or fact, as opposed to rhetoric or deliberation.
DEED, noun. (legal) A legal contract showing bond in form of a document.
DEED, verb. (informal) To transfer real property by deed.
DEED POLL, noun. (legal) A deed relating only to one party, distinguished from an indenture by having the edge of the paper cut evenly, or "polled", rather than being indented.
DEED POLL, noun. (legal) (UK) (Ireland) A deed that effects a change of an individual's name.

Dictionary definition

DEED, noun. 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".
DEED, noun. Something that people do or cause to happen.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats