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deliver

de·liv·er

deliver

 
 
pronunciation:
d lI vr
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: delivered, delivering, delivers
definition 1: to send or bring (something) to an intended destination or recipient.
The post office delivers mail every day but Sunday.He makes money delivering pizza on the weekends.
synonyms:
bring, convey, distribute, supply, transmit
similar words:
bear, carry, dispense, furnish, give, provide, send, transfer, transport
definition 2: to voice.
He delivered a rousing speech.
synonyms:
give, present
similar words:
articulate, broadcast, communicate, declare, express, render, say, state, transmit, voice
definition 3: to help give birth to.
The doctor delivered three babies in the hospital that night.
definition 4: to give birth to.
She delivered a baby boy yesterday.
synonyms:
bear, procreate, produce
similar words:
create, generate, reproduce
definition 5: to set free, release, or save.
Deliver us from your tiresome lectures.
synonyms:
free, release, save
similar words:
disburden, emancipate, help, liberate, protest, redeem, relieve, rescue
definition 6: to direct or hurl.
She delivered a blow to his jaw.
synonyms:
deal, hurl, launch, throw
similar words:
administer, aim, direct, give, inflict, pitch, project, strike
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: to produce something desired or expected.
He delivered on his promise.
similar words:
produce, provide
definition 2: to give birth.
synonyms:
bear, procreate
similar words:
create, reproduce
definition 3: to make a delivery.
similar words:
carry, haul, transfer
derivations: deliverable (adj.), deliverer (n.)
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