Meaning of INDEED
|Pronunciation: || ||in'deed|
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- [adv] (used as an interjection to express surprise or skepticism or irony etc.) "Wants to marry the butler? Indeed!"
- [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|
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\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
(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.
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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