How Do You Spell DEED?

Pronunciation: [dˈiːd] (IPA)

The word "deed" is spelled with the combination of four letters, "d-e-e-d". The first "d" is pronounced as a voiced alveolar stop, represented in IPA phonetic transcription as /d/. The next two letters, "e-e", are pronounced with the long vowel sound, represented in IPA as /iː/. And the last "d" is pronounced again as /d/. The word "deed" refers to an action or accomplishment, often related to a legal document or property transfer.

DEED Meaning and Definition

  1. Deed can have various meanings depending on the context, but in general, a deed is a noun that refers to an action, achievement, or accomplishment carried out by an individual. It can also signify a legal document or instrument that confirms the ownership or transfer of property.

    In terms of actions or achievements, a deed can describe a notable act done with intention and purpose. This could include anything from an act of heroism or bravery to an act of kindness or generosity. A deed is often associated with noble or significant actions that positively impact others or society as a whole.

    In a legal context, a deed is a written instrument or document that serves as evidence of ownership, rights, or duties related to a property or asset. It is typically used to transfer ownership of real estate, although it can also be used for other assets such as vehicles or personal belongings. A deed usually includes detailed information about the parties involved, a description of the property or asset, and the terms and conditions of the transfer. It is often required to be signed and notarized to ensure its validity and enforceability. Deeds provide a legal framework to establish and maintain property rights, protecting individuals' interests and facilitating transactions in various fields such as real estate, business, and finance.

  2. Anything done; an action; an exploit; a writing containing some contract or agreement, especially regarding the sale of real property: in very deed, in fact; in reality.

    Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Top Common Misspellings for DEED *

  • dee 42.8571428%
  • deod 28.5714285%
  • eed 14.2857142%

* The statistics data for these misspellings percentages are collected from over 15,411,110 spell check sessions on from Jan 2010 - Jun 2012.

Other Common Misspellings for DEED

Etymology of DEED

The word "deed" originated from the Old English term "dǣd", which is derived from the Proto-Germanic word "*dēdiz". This Germanic root is related to the Latin word "datus", meaning "given". Therefore, the term "deed" originally referred to something that was given or performed. Over time, the definition of "deed" evolved to specifically signify an action, typically referring to a notable or significant act.

Idioms with the word DEED

  • (one's) good deed for the day The idiom "(one's) good deed for the day" refers to an act of kindness or helpfulness that a person does in a day. It suggests that someone has fulfilled their moral obligation or done something positive and selfless, often used humorously or ironically to highlight a small act of charity or goodwill.
  • do the deed The idiom "do the deed" typically means to carry out or complete a task or action, often one that is challenging, significant, or necessary. It can also be used to refer to performing a morally questionable action or fulfilling a responsibility, especially when it may be considered unpleasant or difficult.
  • No good deed goes unpunished. The idiom "No good deed goes unpunished" means that when someone tries to do something good or helpful for others, it often results in negative consequences or ingratitude.
  • no good deed ever goes unpunished The idiom "no good deed ever goes unpunished" means that even when someone does something good or helpful, they may face negative consequences or criticism in return.
  • (one's) good deed of the day The idiom "(one's) good deed of the day" refers to an act of kindness or charity that someone chooses to do within a given day. It implies that the person has performed a positive action, often helping someone else or making a significant contribution to others' well-being. It can also connote a sense of personal fulfillment and satisfaction that comes from doing something good for others.
  • deed something (over) to someone The idiom "deed something (over) to someone" means to transfer ownership or control of something, often property or assets, to another person or entity. It involves legally transferring ownership or granting someone else the right to possess and manage the specified item or items.
  • your good deed for the day The idiom "your good deed for the day" refers to an act of kindness or helpfulness that a person has done in a day, often used humorously to imply that the action was significant or praiseworthy. It suggests that the person has fulfilled their duty or obligation to be helpful or generous, at least for that particular day.
  • deed sth (over) to sm The idiom "deed something (over) to someone" refers to the act of transferring ownership or control of something to another person or entity through legal means, typically by using a deed. It implies giving up one's rights, responsibilities, or authority over a certain object or task and entrusting it to another party. This idiom is often used in contexts related to property, land, or legal agreements.
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Similar spelling words for DEED

Plural form of DEED is DEEDS

Conjugate verb Deed


I would deed
you would deed
he/she/it would deed
we would deed
they would deed


I would be deeding
you would be deeding
he/she/it would be deeding
we would be deeding
they would be deeding


I would have deed
you would have deed
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we would have deed
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I would have been deeding
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I will deed
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I will be deeding
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I will have deeded
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I will have been deeding
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you deed
we let´s deed


to deed


I deeded
you deeded
he/she/it deeded
we deeded
they deeded


I was deeding
you were deeding
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we were deeding
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I had deeded
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we had deeded
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I had been deeding
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I deed
you deed
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I am deeding
you are deeding
he/she/it is deeding
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they are deeding




I have deeded
you have deeded
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they have deeded


I have been deeding
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we have been deeding
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I would have deeded
we would have deeded
you would have deeded
he/she/it would have deeded
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