indeed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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Meaning of “indeed” in the English Dictionary

"indeed" in British English

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indeedadverb

uk   us   /ɪnˈdiːd/
B1 really or ​certainly, often used to ​emphasize something: Indeed, it could be the ​worstenvironmentaldisaster in ​Europe this ​century. Evidence ​suggests that ​errors may indeed be ​occurring. We ​live in ​strangetimes indeed.mainly UK Many ​people are verypoor indeed. used to ​express that something is ​correct: "Is this ​yourdog?" "It is indeed."/"Indeed it is." Yes, I did indeed say that.C2 used to ​add some ​extrainformation that ​develops or ​supports something you have just said: For such ​creatures, ​speed is not ​important - indeed it is ​counterproductive. I am ​happy, indeed ​proud, to be ​associated with this ​project.
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indeedexclamation

uk   us   /ɪnˈdiːd/
used to ​expresssurprise, ​anger, or ​lack of ​belief or ​interest: "She said she won't come back until ​Monday." "Won't she, indeed?" "When will we get a ​payrise?" "When indeed?"
(Definition of indeed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"indeed" in American English

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indeedadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ɪnˈdid/
(used to ​emphasize something said or about to be said) really; ​truly: If he has indeed ​quit his ​job, I ​asked myself, why is he still here? From a ​medicalstandpoint, the ​discovery may ​turn out to be very ​bignews indeed. Indeed (= When you really ​think about it), why should you ​follow a doctor’s ​advice to the ​letter when you ​feel like Superman? Indeed is also used to make something ​clear or ​add to something you have just said: It was ​impossible to ​findwork and, indeed, it ​becameincreasingly hard to ​keeplooking for a ​job.
(Definition of indeed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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