What is the meaning of deliver?


  • Deliver (a speech, oration, or idea. )
    • usage: "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
  • Bring to a destination, make a delivery.
    • usage: "our local super market delivers"
  • To surrender someone or something to another.
    • usage: "the guard delivered the criminal to the police"; "render up the prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy"; "fork over the money"
  • Free from harm or evil.
  • Hand over to the authorities of another country.
    • usage: "They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"
  • Pass down.
    • usage: "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment"
  • Utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.. )
    • usage: "The students delivered a cry of joy"
  • Save from sins.
  • Carry out or perform.
    • usage: "deliver an attack, "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left"
  • Relinquish possession or control over.
    • usage: "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
  • Throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball.
    • usage: "The pitcher delivered the ball"
  • Cause to be born.
    • usage: "My wife had twins yesterday"
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APAWordNet. (2010). deliver. Retrieved October 18, 2018, from http://smartdefine.org/deliver/definitions/1269684
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