What is the meaning of delivery?


  • The act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail. )
    • usage: "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
  • The event of giving birth.
    • usage: "she had a difficult delivery"
  • Your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally.
    • usage: "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech"
  • The voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another.
  • Baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter.
  • Recovery or preservation from loss or danger.
    • usage: "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
  • The act of delivering a child.
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APAWordNet. (2010). delivery. Retrieved October 6, 2015, from http://smartdefine.org/delivery/definitions/1188723
ChicagoWordNet. 2010. "delivery" http://smartdefine.org/delivery/definitions/1188723 (accessed October 6, 2015).
HarvardWordNet 2010, delivery, Smart Define, viewed 6 October, 2015, <http://smartdefine.org/delivery/definitions/1188723>.
MLAWordNet. "delivery" 23 October 2010. Web. 6 October 2015. <http://smartdefine.org/delivery/definitions/1188723>
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