indeed

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adverb in·deed \in-ˈdēd\

Definition of indeed

  1. 1 :  without any question :  truly, undeniably —often used interjectionally to express irony or disbelief or surprise

  2. 2 :  in reality

  3. 3 :  all things considered :  as a matter of fact

Examples of indeed in a sentence

  1. I know that you can indeed do better than that.

  2. that is not merely a reason, but is indeed the entire point

14th Century

First Known Use of indeed

14th century



INDEED Defined for English Language Learners

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adverb in·deed \in-ˈdēd\

Definition of indeed for English Language Learners

  • : without any question

  • —used in response to a statement that is regarded as doubtful or surprising

  • —used when making a statement that adds to or strengthens a previous statement


INDEED Defined for Kids

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adverb in·deed \in-ˈdēd\

Definition of indeed for Students

  1. :  truly … their plan was indeed a risky one. — Lemony Snicket, The Austere Academy



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