follow Dictionary.com

Is it ensure, insure, or assure?

indeed

[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
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for indeed

Most English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for in

2
3
Scrabble Words With Friends

Quotes with in-deed

Nearby words for in-deed