definition of deliver by The Free Dictionary

Verb 1. deliver – deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); “The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students”

speechify – make speeches; hold forth, or harangue with a certain degree of formality; “These ministers speechify on every occasion”
2. deliver – bring to a destination, make a delivery; “our local super market delivers”

fetch, bring, get, convey – go or come after and bring or take back; “Get me those books over there, please”; “Could you bring the wine?”; “The dog fetched the hat”
3. deliver - to surrender someone or something to anotherdeliver – to surrender someone or something to another; “the guard delivered the criminal to the police”; “render up the prisoners”; “render the town to the enemy”; “fork over the money”

hand, pass on, turn over, pass, reach, give – place into the hands or custody of; “hand me the spoon, please”; “Turn the files over to me, please”; “He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers”
bail – deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period
give away – formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father
4. deliver – free from harm or evil 5. deliver – hand over to the authorities of another country; “They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there”

repatriate – send someone back to his homeland against his will, as of refugees
6. deliver – pass down; “render a verdict”; “deliver a judgment” 7. deliver – utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.); “The students delivered a cry of joy”

let loose, let out, utter, emit – express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words); “She let out a big heavy sigh”; “He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand”
8. deliver – save from sins

organized religion, religion, faith – an institution to express belief in a divine power; “he was raised in the Baptist religion”; “a member of his own faith contradicted him”
9. deliver – carry out or perform; “deliver an attack”, “deliver a blow”; “The boxer drove home a solid left”

give – cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense; “She gave him a black eye”; “The draft gave me a cold”
land – deliver (a blow); “He landed several blows on his opponent’s head”
10. deliver – relinquish possession or control over; “The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in”

gift, present, give – give as a present; make a gift of; “What will you give her for her birthday?”
yield up – surrender, as a result of pressure or force
sell – give up for a price or reward; “She sold her principles for a successful career”
11. deliver – throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; “The pitcher delivered the ball”

throw – propel through the air; “throw a frisbee”
12. deliver - cause to be borndeliver – cause to be born; “My wife had twins yesterday!”

twin – give birth to twins
drop – give birth; used for animals; “The cow dropped her calf this morning”
foal – give birth to a foal; “the mare foaled”
cub – give birth to cubs; “bears cub every year”
kitten – have kittens; “our cat kittened again this year”
lamb – give birth to a lamb; “the ewe lambed”
litter – give birth to a litter of animals
fawn – have fawns; “deer fawn”

Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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