HyperDic: deed

English > 2 senses of the word deed:
NOUNcommunicationdeed, deed of conveyance, titlea legal document signed and sealed / sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it
Topsdeed, act, human action, human activitysomething that people do or cause to happen
deed > pronunciation
Soundsdiy'd
Rhymesable-bodied ... worried: 105 rhymes with iyd...
English > deed: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA legal document signed and sealed / sealed and delivered to effect a transfer of property and to show the legal right to possess it.
Example"he signed the deed"
Synonymsdeed of conveyance, title
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Narrowerbill of saleA deed transferring personal property
deed pollA deed made and executed by only one party
enfeoffmentUnder the feudal system, the deed by which a person was given land in exchange for a pledge of service
mortgage deeddeed embodying a mortgage
title deedA legal document proving a person's right to property
Broaderlegal document, legal instrument, official document, instrument(law) a document that states some contractual relationship or grants some right
Spanishacta, acto, escritura, título, tutela
Catalanacta, escriptura
English > deed: 2 senses > noun 2, Tops
MeaningSomething that people do or cause to happen.
Synonymsact, human action, human activity
Narroweracquiring, gettingThe act of acquiring something
actionSomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
activityAny specific behavior
assumptionThe act of assuming or taking for granted
causing, causationThe act of causing something to happen / happen
communication, communicatingThe activity of communicating
delivery, obstetrical deliveryThe act of delivering a child
departure, going, going away, leavingThe act of departing
derivationThe act of deriving something or obtaining something from a source or origin
discovery, find, uncoveringThe act of discovering something
disposal, dispositionThe act or means of getting rid of something
distributionThe act of distributing or spreading or apportioning
egress, egression, emergenceThe act of coming (or going) out
equalization, equalisation, levelingThe act of making equal or uniform / uniform
exhumation, disinterment, digging upThe act of digging something out of the ground (especially a corpse) where it has been buried
forfeit, forfeiture, sacrificeThe act of losing or surrendering / surrendering something as a penalty for a mistake or fault or failure to perform etc.
group actionaction taken by a group of people
hindrance, hinderance, interferenceThe act of hindering or obstructing or impeding
hireThe act of hiring something or someone
implementation, effectuationThe act of implementing (providing a practical means for accomplishing something)
inactivityInactive
judgment, judgement, assessmentThe act of judging / judging / judging or assessing a person or situation or event
leaningThe act of deviating from a vertical position
legitimationThe act of rendering a person legitimate
mitzvah, mitsvah(Judaism) a good deed performed out of religious duty
motivation, motivatingThe act of motivating
nonaccomplishment, nonachievementAn act that does not achieve its intended goal
proclamation, promulgationThe formal act of proclaiming
productionThe act or process of producing something
propulsion, actuationThe act of propelling
recovery, retrievalThe act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
rejectionThe act of rejecting something
residency, residence, abidanceThe act of dwelling in a place
running awayThe act of leaving (without permission) the place you are expected to be
speech actThe use of language to perform some act
stayContinuing or remaining in a place or state
stop, stoppageThe act of stopping something
touch, touchingThe act of putting two things together with no space between them
waste, permissive waste(law) reduction in the value of an estate caused by act or neglect
wear, wearingThe act of having on your person as a covering or adornment
BroadereventSomething that happens at a given place and time
Spanishacción humana, acción, actividad humana, acto
Catalanacció humana, acció, acte, activitat humana

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