Synonyms for deed
- big idea
- follow through
- tour de force
Antonyms for deed
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR DEED
It does not often fall to the lot of a boy to perform a deed so heroic.
His forte was not in public speaking, but he hoped they would take the will for the deed.
But I was proposing--I wanted to deed that piece of marsh to you boys!
In all this he has been upright, disinterested and conscientious in word and deed.
They knew not what deed it was that they deemed themselves resolved to do.
Was not the deed perpetrated as an example and warning for himself?
They had done a deed of history, and were anxious to add new ones to the record.
Some already wished that the altar-smoke could cover the deed from the sight of Heaven.
Still, the fruits of that deed were the deliverance of Scotland.
The usual sequence to Simba's deed would have been an immediately defunct Simba.
Old English dæd "a doing, act, action, transaction, event," from Proto-Germanic *dædis (cf. Old Saxon dad, Old Norse dað, Old Frisian dede, Middle Dutch daet, Dutch daad, Old High German tat, German Tat "deed," Gothic gadeþs "a putting, placing"), from PIE *dhetis (cf. Lithuanian detis "load, burden," Greek thesis "a placing, setting"), from *dhe- "place, put" (see do). Sense of "written legal document" is early 14c. As a verb, 1806, American English Related: Deeded; deeding.