deed
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deed(
did
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (action)
a. el hecho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A person should be judged more by their deeds than their words.Una persona debe ser juzgada por sus hechos más que sus palabras.
b. la acción
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The teacher recognized her for her good deeds at school.El profesor la reconoció por sus buenas acciones en la escuela.
c. la obra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Good deeds are always rewarded, sooner or later.Las buenas obras siempre se ven recompensadas, tarde o temprano.
d. el acto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The smallest deed is more powerful than the biggest intention.El acto más pequeño es más poderoso que la intención más grande.
e. la hazaña
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He was awarded a medal for his brave deeds after the earthquake.Fue galardonado con una medalla por sus valientes hazañas tras el terremoto.
2. (legal)
a. la escritura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We will be signing the papers this Friday so we can get the deed to our house.Firmaremos los papeles este viernes para obtener la escritura de la casa.
b. el título de propiedad
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The purchase isn't valid until you receive the deed to the house.La compra no es válida hasta que no haya recibido el título de propiedad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (to transfer)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. transferir
He deeded the house to a trust before he died.Transfirió la casa a un fideicomiso antes de morir.
b. ceder
She deeded the house to her ex-husband after the divorce.Cedió la casa a su exesposo después del divorcio.
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deed
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (action)
a. la acción f, obra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to do one's good deed for the dayhacer la buena acción or obra del día
2. (law)
a. el escritura f, título de propiedad
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(document)
title deedsescrituras fpl, títulos mpl de propiedad
deed of covenantescritura que formaliza el pago de una donación periódica a una entidad, generalmente benéfica, o a un individuo
to change one's name by deed pollcambiarse legalmente el nombre
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deed [diːd]
noun
1 (act) acto (m); acción (f); (result) hecho (m)
brave deed hazaña (f); good deed buena acción (f)
2 (Jur) escritura (f)
deed of covenant documento contractual mediante el que una persona se compromete a donar cantidades regulares de dinero a una entidad benéfica; deed of partnership contrato (m) de sociedad; deed of transfer escritura (f) de traspaso
transitive verb
(US) (Jur) [+property] transferir por acto notarial;
modifier
deed poll (n) escritura mediante la cual una persona se cambia el apellido oficialmente
to change one's name by deed poll cambiarse el apellido oficialmente
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "deed"
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good deed
buena acción
deed of trust
la escritura de fideicomiso, la escritura fiduciaria
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