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ɪnˈdidin·deed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indeed, so(adverb)

    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. indeed(adverb)

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

    "Wants to marry the butler? Indeed!"

Wiktionary

  1. indeed(Adverb)

    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. indeed(Adverb)

    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. indeed(Interjection)

    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. Indeed(adverb)

    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

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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

How to pronounce indeed?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Boris Johnson:

    The UK is attributing responsibility with a very high degree of probability to Iran for the Aramco attacks. We think it very likely indeed that Iran was indeed responsible, we will be working with our American friends and our European friends to construct a response that tries to deescalate tensions in the Gulf region.

  2. Osamu Suzuki:

    They're created as requests for those who've lost their grandfather or grandmother, so it's indeed something to bring back memories.

  3. Wolf Blitzer:

    To this day, 25 years later here in the United States or indeed around the world, people always come up to me: 'Oh I remember the Gulf War. I remember what you were doing,' they still associate me with those months of Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm, and it's a source of pride to me that I quote 'became famous' covering that war.

  4. Pope Francis:

    All of us are asked, indeed urged, by Jesus to care for one another out of love ... Without looking to one side or the other to see what our neighbor is doing or not doing.

  5. John Kennedy, Autobiography of malcolm x:

    Our nation was born in genocide when it embraced the doctrine that the original American, the Indian, was an inferior race. Even before there were large numbers of Negroes on our shore, the scar of our racial hatred had already disfigured colonial society. From the sixteenth century forward, blood flowed in battles over racial supremacy. We are perhaps the only nation which tried as a matter of national policy to wipe out its indigenous population. Moreover, we elevated that tragic experience into a noble crusade. Indeed, even today we have not permitted ourselves to reject or feel remorse for this shameful episode. Our literature, our films, our drama, our folklore all exalt it. Our children are still taught to respect the violence which reduced a red-skinned people of an earlier culture into a few fragmented groups herded into impoverished reservations.

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