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.
[Middle English dede, from Old English dǣd; see dhē- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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