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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?

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How to say indeed in sign language?

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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. Pliny the Elder:

    Indeed, what is there that does not appear marvelous when it comes to our knowledge for the first time How many things, too, are looked upon as quite impossible until they have been actually effected

  2. Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

    Justice Scalia once described as the peak of his days on the bench an evening at the Opera Ball when he joined two Washington National Opera tenors at the piano for a medley of songs. He called it the famous Three Tenors performance, he was, indeed, a magnificent performer. It was my great good fortune to have known him as working colleague and treasured friend.

  3. Georg Kell:

    My wish is that by then it doesn't exist any more because markets have changed fundamentally, market transformation is our goal and if that were achieved then indeed the Global Compact would no longer need to exist - mission accomplished.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Woody Allen once said that ‘I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying.’ This is certainly a very wise wish! Whoever grasped the triviality of anything besides the existence is a wise man indeed! There is no substitute for life!

  5. Justice William O. Douglas:

    The right to be let alone is indeed the beginning of all freedom.

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