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[in-deed] /ɪnˈdid/
adverb
1.
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?
interjection
2.
(used as an expression of surprise, incredulity, irony, etc.):
Indeed! I can scarcely believe it.
Origin
1300-1350
1300-50; Middle English; orig. phrase in deed
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British Dictionary definitions for in deed

indeed

/ɪnˈdiːd/
sentence connector
1.
certainly; actually indeed, it may never happen
adverb
2.
(intensifier) that is indeed amazing
3.
or rather; what is more a comfortable, indeed extremely wealthy family
interjection
4.
an expression of doubt, surprise, etc
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Word Origin and History for in deed

indeed

adv.

early 14c., in dede "in fact, in truth," from Old English dæd (see deed). Written as two words till c.1600. As an interjection, 1590s; as an expression of surprise or disgust, 1834. Emphatic form in yes (or no) indeedy attested from 1856, American English.

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