Indeed meaning

ĭn-dēd
Without a doubt; certainly.

Very cold indeed; was indeed grateful.

adverb
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Indeed is defined as a word used to emphasize the truth of something or to agree that something is true.

An example of indeed is an affirmative comment you would use when a party was very good.

An example of indeed is an answer you give when someone asks you about the truth of a fact.

An example of indeed is when you add an additional and sort of suprising piece of information to a sentence.

adverb
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4
Certainly; truly; admittedly.
adverb
19
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Used to express surprise, skepticism, or irony.
interjection
14
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In fact; in reality.

Felt sure I'd win, and indeed I did.

adverb
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(degree, after the adjective modified) In fact.

As a soccer player he is terrible indeed.

adverb
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(modal) Truly; in fact; actually.

Indeed, he made several misplays.

adverb
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Indicates emphatic agreement.

"I'm a great runner." "Indeed!"

interjection
5
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Used to express surprise, doubt, sarcasm, irony, etc.
interjection
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1

Origin of indeed

  • Middle English in dede in fact in in in1 dede deed, fact deed

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English indede, equivalent to in- +‎ deed (similar to in fact). Compare also West Frisian yndied, Dutch inderdaad (“indeed”) and German in der Tat (“indeed”). More at in, deed.

    From Wiktionary