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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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She claimed most people have taken advantage of lack of title deeds to encroach private lands.
The ruling has overturned previous district court decisions vindicating the banks and blocking the issuance of title deeds to owners.
The presentation of title deeds of the lands to the farming community in Walawa zone and Mahaweli H zone under the National Program to offer 100,000 title deeds to Mahaweli settlers will be held on 11th and 12th August under the patronage of President Maithripala Sirisena.
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.
MANAMA: Developer Diyar Al Muharraq held a ceremony yesterday to commence handover of title deeds to the first three buyers of the Sarat Residences.
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.
Next O grants to C, who has notice that the unrecorded deeds to A and B purport to grant a portion of the land embraced in the deed to C.
Generally, deeds to homestead property given by a married person without spousal joinder are considered void.
The Provincial department will give away 8 000 title deeds to correct beneficiaries of governments low cost subsidy programme this financial year.
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.