In·deed adv. In reality; in truth; in fact; verily; truly; -- used in a variety of senses. Esp.: (a) Denoting emphasis; as, indeed it is so. (b) Denoting concession or admission; as, indeed, you are right. (c) Denoting surprise; as, indeed, is it you? Its meaning is not intrinsic or fixed, but depends largely on the form of expression which it accompanies.
The carnal mind is enmity against God; for it is not subject to the law of God, neither indeed can be. --Rom. viii. 7.
I were a beast indeed to do you wrong. --Dryden.
There is, indeed, no great pleasure in visiting these magazines of war. --Addison.
adv 1: in truth (often tends to intensify); "they said the car
would break down and indeed it did"; "it is very cold
indeed"; "was indeed grateful"; "indeed, the rain may
still come"; "he did so do it!" [syn: so]
2: (used as an interjection) an expression of surprise or
skepticism or irony etc.; "Wants to marry the butler?