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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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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Every fan who bought the LP, which cost pounds 2.50, received an application form to be returned to his record company by December 1975, and in return they received the documented freehold deed to one square foot.