indeed definition

  • adverb:
    • certainly; definitely: very cold certainly; ended up being indeed grateful.
    • indeed; actually: felt yes I would win, as well as I did.
    • really; actually; really
    • in reality.
    • In reality; in reality; indeed; verily; undoubtedly; -- found in multiple senses. Esp.: (a) Denoting focus. (b) Denoting concession or entry. (c) Denoting surprise.
    • (used as an interjection) an expression of shock or doubt or irony etc.
    • in truth (frequently sometimes intensify)
  • interjection:
    • Used to express shock, skepticism, or irony.
    • shows emphatic arrangement
  • noun:
    • actually; in reality; verily. See Certainly.
  • others:
    • indeed; the truth is; in truth: made use of emphatically, or as noting a concession or admission; or interjectionally, as an expression of shock; or interrogatively, for the intended purpose of obtaining confirmation: as, would you believe it? yes, undoubtedly; without a doubt! which surprising; certainly? I could barely think it.
    • [Originally written individually as two words, as however whenever an adjective, as extremely, qualifies the noun.

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