verb (used with object)
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Origin of deed
synonym study for deed
OTHER WORDS FROM deeddeedless, adjectivere·deed, verb (used with object)un·deed·ed, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for deed
Because it takes these murderous thieves who did terrible things — like locking women and children in a burning church — and makes them a symbol of freedom and adventure, erasing their wicked deeds from historical memory.The Buccaneers embody Tampa’s love of pirates. Is that a problem?|Jamie Goodall|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
Beyond the money, though, Currey is grateful that his good deed propelled someone else to do good, too.
Their explanation of why someone like Danson would obscure his good deed “is based on the intuition that making a positive signal harder to spot can serve as a signal in itself,” they write.Larry David and the Game Theory of Anonymous Donations - Facts So Romantic|Brian Gallagher|December 16, 2020|Nautilus
Water rights were bought and sold through private contracts and government deeds, and public agencies doled out most of the coveted commodity.California has a new market to hedge against record droughts: water futures|Michael J. Coren|December 8, 2020|Quartz
Miss Manners lives in hope that people will learn to care enough about their reputations to curb their offensive words and deeds.Miss Manners: Shunning, shaming and ‘cancel culture’|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|November 23, 2020|Washington Post
Over the course of the year, Klaus would repeatedly, through word and deed, demonstrate his sympathies with Putin.Vaclav Klaus, Libertarian Hero, Has His Wings Clipped by Cato Institute|James Kirchick|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Perhaps more telling, state media called the attack on the studio “a righteous deed.”
Then stab her to death and bring me back her lungs and liver as proof of your deed.In New Brothers Grimm 'Snow White', The Prince Doesn't Save Her|The Brothers Grimm|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But, alas, Philadelphia received the honor and President Gerald Ford did the deed.
The endgame for Hamas, avowedly in both word and deed, is Jewish genocide.
Is it true that whenever we are about to do an ill or unjust deed a shadow of the fruits it will bring comes over us as a warning?Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
She pressed her hands tighter upon her bosom; her eyes sparkled with an odd approval of that brisk deed.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
It is not likely that the inhabitants of Ivrea, who thus commemorate her heroic deed, will ever forget their Mugnaia.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Poor wretches—they were afraid to refuse, yet their gorge rose at the deed, and they fired at the ceiling!The Red Year|Louis Tracy
We soon found opportunity for another deed of charity not dissimilar to this, though its result was more auspicious.