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English definition of “indeed”

indeed

adverb uk   /ɪnˈdiːd/ us  
B1 really or certainly, often used to emphasize something: Indeed, it could be the worst environmental disaster in Western Europe this century. Evidence suggests that errors may indeed be occurring. We live in strange times indeed.mainly UK Many people are very poor indeed.CertaintyConfidence and self-assuranceVery and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions used to express that something is correct: "Is this your dog?" "It is indeed."/"Indeed it is." Yes, I did indeed say that.Words and phrases expressing agreement and acceptance C2 used to add some extra information 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.Connecting words joining words or phrases with similar or related meanings

indeed

exclamation uk   /ɪnˈdiːd/ us  
used to express surprise, 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 pay rise?" "When indeed?"InterjectionsSounds used as interjections
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