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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." "Over" is sometimes used before "to." My grandfather deeded his house to me in his will. Do you really think she'll deed her whole collection over to me?
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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By KALUME KAZUNGU After 56 years of waiting, members of the Boni minority group who live in Lamu County have finally received title deeds for their land.On Tuesday, the Lamu County government issued a total of 6,232 title deeds to residents of ten villages in the region, out of which 3,232 went to the Boni.
Last May, President Uhuru Kenyatta issued 50,000 title deeds to the residents of Eastlands in a move aimed at unlocking more than Sh20 billion through business and investment.
The officer raised unnecessary objections even over correct deeds to mint money and had appointed Shah to clear the deeds over which he raised objections.
Quist solicitor was provided with explicit Cam-scam copies of the trust deeds, said the officer, adding that the Quist solicitor forwarded trust deeds to Redlay for forensic analysis.
A programme to distribute 1053 land deeds to the farmers in the Polonnaruwa district, under the national programme to distribute one million deeds, will be held under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena at the Royal College in Polonnaruwa on Friday.
Secondly, there is also the option for full management of the let - allowing DEEDS to look after the entire lettings process, while you sit back and relax.
Unfortunately, there were no Land Registry Title Deeds to the property, so the buyers were faced with having to either buy a home which had no title deeds or walking away from their dream purchase.
Also this is the perfect time to renew such a goal or add more good deeds to this list, as with each good deed comes the ease of engaging in more of the same as God will open more doors for positive accomplishments.
The Cypriot authorities will enhance cooperation with the financial sector to ensure the swift clearing of encumbrances on title deeds to be transferred to purchasers of immovable property, and implement guaranteed timeframes for the issuance of building certificates and title deeds." However, Howarth said that this statement has been replaced in the latest Memorandum of Understanding issued following the troika's recent visit to Cyprus with the following: "Ensure that the title deed issuance backlog drops to less than 2,000 cases of immovable property units with title deed issuance pending for more than one year by Q4-2014 (backlog refers to (i) applications, (ii) units that are eligible for the "ex officio" issuance of title deeds, required certificates and permits).
For title deeds to be issued, the loan taken out by the developer needs to be repaid, all taxes must be in order, and the structure must adhere to the approved plans.
The title deeds issued by UCI's TABO project are the first ever title deeds to be in the history of these two towns.
More than 100 homeowners at a top development in Bahrain are being denied the title deeds to their properties because the company behind the development defaulted on a loan from a bank, a report said.
The Land Department (DLD) is imposing fines of up to Dh10,000 per unit on developers who have not issued title deeds to investors.
Generally, deeds to homestead property given by a married person without spousal joinder are considered void.