Synonyms of indeed

(Entry 1 of 2)

2 not merely this but also
  • that is not merely a reason, but is indeed the entire point

Synonyms for indeed

Words Related to indeed

Phrases Synonymous with indeed

3 to tell the truth
  • that woman can be difficult—indeed, she can be insufferable

Synonyms for indeed

Words Related to indeed

Phrases Synonymous with indeed

Synonyms of indeed (Entry 2 of 2)

how surprising, doubtful, or unbelievable
  • indeed, you really did shave all your hair off!

Synonyms for indeed

Words Related to indeed

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about indeed

Time Traveler for indeed

Time Traveler

The first known use of indeed was in the 14th century

See more words from the same century

Cite this Entry

“Indeed.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

Keep scrolling for more

More from Merriam-Webster on indeed

Dictionary: Definition of indeed

Nglish: Translation of indeed for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of indeed for Arabic Speakers

Comments on indeed

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


Test Your Vocabulary

A Thanksgiving Word Quiz

  • a traditional thanksgiving dinner
  • November comes from a word for which of the following numbers?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

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