Definition of “deed” - English Dictionary

(Definition of “deed” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“deed” in American English

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deednoun

us /did/

deed noun (ACTION)

[ C/U ] an intentional act, esp. a very bad or very good one:

[ C ] Whatever his motives, the deed did save a hundred thousand lives.

deed noun (DOCUMENT)

[ C ] law a legal document that is an official record and proof of ownership of property:

According to the deed, she owns the land from here to the river.

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“deed” in Business English

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deednoun [ C ]

uk /diːd/ us

LAW, PROPERTY a legal document that is an official record of an agreement or official proof that someone owns land or a building:

Solicitors should ensure that borrowers understand the mortgage on offer before signing the mortgage deed.

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(Definition of “deed” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)