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Meaning of INDEED

Pronunciation:  in'deed

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adv]  (used as an interjection to express surprise or skepticism or irony etc.) "Wants to marry the butler? Indeed!"
  2. [adv]  in truth (often tends to intensify); "they said the car would break down and indeed it did"; "it is very cold indeed"; "was indeed grateful"; "indeed, the rain may still come"; "he did so do it!"
 

INDEED is a 6 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: so
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In*deed"\, adv. [Prep. in + deed.]
In reality; in truth; in fact; verily; truly; -- used in a
variety of sense. Esp.:
(a) Denoting emphasis; as, indeed it is so.
(b) Denoting concession or admission; as, indeed, you are
    right.
(c) Denoting surprise; as, indeed, is it you? Its meaning is
    not intrinsic or fixed, but depends largely on the form
    of expression which it accompanies.



   The carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not
   subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. --Rom.
                                               viii. 7.

   I were a beast indeed to do you wrong.      --Dryden.

   There is, indeed, no great pleasure in visiting these
   magazines of war.                           --Addison.

 
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