deed (something) (over) to (one)

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deed (something) (over) to (one)

verb To transfer legal ownership of something, often property, to one. A deed is a legal document that proves one's ownership of something. My grandfather deeded his house to me in his will. Do you really think she'll deed her whole collection over to me?
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

deed something (over) to someone

to grant something, such as land, to someone; to transfer legal title to something to someone. Grudgingly, he deeded the land over to Walter. He deeded the property to his niece.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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For example, the grantee--who ends up being the grantor on a premature deed to a third party--sees a deed to him signed by his grantor but does not appreciate that title will not pass until manual delivery has been made.