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ɪnˈdidin·deed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indeed, soadverb

    in truth (often tends to intensify)

    "they said the car would break down and indeed it did"; "it is very cold indeed"; "was indeed grateful"; "indeed, the rain may still come"; "he did so do it!"

  2. indeedadverb

    (used as an interjection) an expression of surprise or skepticism or irony etc.

    "Wants to marry the butler? Indeed!"

Wiktionary

  1. indeedadverb

    truly; in fact; actually

    Indeed, he made several misplays.

    Etymology: From indede, equivalent to (similar to in fact). Compare also inderdaad and in der Tat. More at in, deed.

  2. indeedadverb

    In fact.

    As a soccer player he is terrible indeed.

    Etymology: From indede, equivalent to (similar to in fact). Compare also inderdaad and in der Tat. More at in, deed.

  3. indeedinterjection

    indicates emphatic agreement

    "I'm a great runner." "Indeed!"

    Etymology: From indede, equivalent to (similar to in fact). Compare also inderdaad and in der Tat. More at in, deed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indeedadverb

    in reality; in truth; in fact; verily; truly; -- used in a variety of sense. Esp.: (a) Denoting emphasis; as, indeed it is so. (b) Denoting concession or admission; as, indeed, you are right. (c) Denoting surprise; as, indeed, is it you? Its meaning is not intrinsic or fixed, but depends largely on the form of expression which it accompanies

    Etymology: [Prep. in + deed.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indeed

    in-dēd′, adv. in fact: in truth: in reality. It emphasises an affirmation, marks a qualifying word or clause, a concession or admission, or, used as an interj., it expresses surprise or interrogation.

CrunchBase

  1. Indeed

    Indeed is the #1 job site worldwide, available in more than 50 countries and 26 languages, and covering 94% of global GDP. With more than 100 million monthly unique visitors, Indeed has double the traffic of the next leading job site. According to a recent study, Indeed is the #1 source of external hire for employers (SilkRoad, 2013). Since 2004, Indeed has given job seekers free access to millions of jobs from thousands of company websites and job boards. As the leading pay for performance recruitment advertising network, Indeed drives millions of targeted applicants to jobs in every field and is the most cost-effective source of candidates for thousands of companies.Founded by Paul Forster and Rony Kahan, Indeed has over 800 employees with offices in Austin, Dublin, London, San Mateo, New York and Stamford.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'indeed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #511

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'indeed' in Written Corpus Frequency: #525

  3. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'indeed' in Adverbs Frequency: #70

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indeed in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indeed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of indeed in a Sentence

  1. Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia:

    If Mrs. Anderson had indeed been Anastasia, Queen Marie would have recognized her on the spot. ... Marie would never have been shocked at anything, and a niece of mine would have known it. ... There is not one tittle of genuine evidence in the story. The woman keeps away from the one relative who would have been the first to recognize her, understand her desperate plight, and symphathize with her.

  2. Mark Meadows:

    While the work of the independent counsel is indeed important, it's just as important that we properly take into account the hardworking American taxpayers' dollars and where they go.

  3. Susan Rice:

    I think it unlikely that China wants to be seen by the international community as the protector of North Korea given its recent outrageous behavior, given that, I expect that they will indeed come on board with significant new sanctions and we're working toward that end.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The severe defeat and collapse of time and life define such a context that you receive nothing, except self-harming and self-disgrace; indeed, it is a task of fools and morally dead ones.

  5. Goldsher Irace:

    The selfie indeed promotes or exacerbates body dysmorphia. It is a relatively brand new context in which one can both obsessively analyze themselves and be analyzed by others, what to these celebrities is simply ‘sharing’ or more accurately marketing themselves can become a dangerous image to put out. These selfie images could then contribute to one’s depression, body disorder, anxiety and sense of social standing.

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