deedless

deed

[deed]
noun
1.
something that is done, performed, or accomplished; an act: Do a good deed every day.
2.
an exploit or achievement; feat: brave deeds.
3.
Often, deeds. an act or gesture, especially as illustrative of intentions, one's character, or the like: Her deeds speak for themselves.
4.
Law. a writing or document executed under seal and delivered to effect a conveyance, especially of real estate.
verb (used with object)
5.
to convey or transfer by deed.

Origin:
before 900; Middle English dede, Old English dēd, variant of dǣd; cognate with German Tat, Gothic gadēths; see do1

deedless, adjective
redeed, verb (used with object)
undeeded, adjective


1. See action.
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deed (diːd)
 
n
1.  something that is done or performed; act
2.  a notable achievement; feat; exploit
3.  action or performance, as opposed to words
4.  law a formal legal document signed, witnessed, and delivered to effect a conveyance or transfer of property or to create a legal obligation or contract
 
vb
5.  (US), (Canadian) (tr) to convey or transfer (property) by deed
 
[Old English dēd; related to Old High German tāt, Gothic gadeths; see do1]

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deed
O.E. dæd "a doing, act," from P.Gmc. *dædis, related to "do," from PIE *dhetis, from *dhe-/*dho- "place, put." Sense of "written legal document" is c.1300.
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