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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Indeed  \In*deed"\,  adv  [Prep.  in  +  deed.] 
  In  reality;  in  truth;  in  fact  verily;  truly;  --  used  in  a 
  variety  of  sense  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  indeed 
  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  to  express  surprise  or  skepticism 
  or  irony  etc.)  "Wants  to  marry  the  butler?  Indeed!" 




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