indeed


adverb

  1. in fact; in reality; in truth; truly (used for emphasis, to confirm and amplify a previous statement, to indicate a concession or admission, or, interrogatively, to obtain confirmation): Indeed, it did rain as hard as predicted. Did you indeed finish the work?

interjection

  1. (used as an expression of surprise, incredulity, irony, etc.): Indeed! I can scarcely believe it.

sentence connector

  1. certainly; actuallyindeed, it may never happen

adverb

  1. (intensifier)that is indeed amazing
  2. or rather; what is morea comfortable, indeed extremely wealthy family

interjection

  1. an expression of doubt, surprise, etc
adv.

early 14c., in dede “in fact, in truth,” from Old English dæd (see deed). Written as two words till c.1600. As an interjection, 1590s; as an expression of surprise or disgust, 1834. Emphatic form in yes (or no) indeedy attested from 1856, American English.

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