American English

Definition of deed noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(formal) (literary) a thing that someone does that is usually very good or very bad synonym ACT a brave/charitable/evil/good deed a tale of heroic deeds
  2. 2a legal document that you sign, especially one that proves that you own a house or a building the deed to the house see also title deed
  3. Idioms
    your good deed for the day
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    a helpful, kind thing that you do I took Sarah's children to school so I've done my good deed for the day.
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