Thesaurus

deed

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of deed

  1. 1 an act of notable skill, strength, or cleverness traditionally heroes have been celebrated for their great deeds in song and story Synonyms of deed feat, exploit, number, stunt, tour de force, trickWords Related to deed accomplishment, achievement, attainment, coup, success, triumph; adventure; performance

  2. 2 something done by someone deeds always carry greater weight than words Synonyms of deed act, action, doing, exploit, feat, thingWords Related to deed accomplishment, achievement, attainment; adventure, experience; emprise, enterprise, initiative, undertaking; handiwork, performance, work; stunt, trick; activity, dealing; maneuver, measure, move, operation, procedure, proceeding, step, tactic; coaction


deed

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of deed

  1. to give over the legal possession or ownership of the philanthropist unexpectedly deeded his entire fortune to the animal shelter Synonyms of deed alien, alienate, assign, cede, convey, transfer, make overWords Related to deed bequeath, hand down, leave, pass (down), will; bestow, commend, commit, confer, contribute, deliver, donate, grant, hand over, move, pass, present, release, relinquish, surrender, transmit, turn in, turn over, vest, yield; consign, entrust (also intrust), trust; lease, lend, let [chiefly British], loan, rentNear Antonyms of deed expropriate



Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up deed? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to praise usually to excess

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!