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delivery

de·liv·er·y

delivery

 
 
pronunciation:
d lI v ri [or] d lIv ri
part of speech: noun
inflections: deliveries
definition 1: an act of conveying or transporting.
 
similar words:
mail, transport
definition 2: the handing over or surrender of something.
definition 3: the act of retrieving or rescuing.
delivery from hardship
similar words:
relief, rescue
definition 4: the act of giving birth.
similar words:
birth
definition 5: the manner in which speech or a song is uttered.
That young actor's delivery on stage is poor.