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deed to

1. verb To transfer legal ownership of something, often property, to someone else. (A deed is a legal document that proves one's ownership of something.) In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "deed" and "to," and "over" can be used before "to." My grandfather deeded his house over to me in his will.
2. noun The legal ownership of something. In this usage, "deed to" is a set phrase. According to my grandfather's will, I now have the deed to his house.
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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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