Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


The mill is also on deeded land, and together they are a plague spot.

You deeded him to Morpheus; and the recording angel gave you credit.

Our property, all deeded to a board of trustees, is valued at $10,000.

To the school the legislature of Alabama in 1824 deeded a half section of land.

Because Bill had no homestead, no deeded land, and had not tried to get any.

By the way, I've deeded you all the 'island' east of those two big pines.

This island had been deeded to them by the government as their own.

He had a piece of land in the United States, which he deeded over to the government.

The land,—well, she deeded him the land, but he sort o' had the snap on her when she done it.

If there hadn't been any kind of a deed, Folger couldn't have deeded the property to you.


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.