[ in-deed ]
/ ɪnˈdid /


in fact; in reality; in truth; truly (used for emphasis, to confirm and amplify a previous statement, to indicate a concession or admission, or, interrogatively, to obtain confirmation): Indeed, it did rain as hard as predicted. Did you indeed finish the work?


(used as an expression of surprise, incredulity, irony, etc.): Indeed! I can scarcely believe it.


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Origin of indeed

1300–50; Middle English; orig. phrase in deed Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for in-deed

  • In-deed neither of them ate much and both were more than usually silent.

    That Lass O' Lowrie's|Frances Hodgson Burnett

British Dictionary definitions for in-deed

/ (ɪnˈdiːd) /

sentence connector

certainly; actuallyindeed, it may never happen


(intensifier)that is indeed amazing
or rather; what is morea comfortable, indeed extremely wealthy family


an expression of doubt, surprise, etc
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