Deliver - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |dɪˈlɪvər|  American pronunciation of the word deliver
Brit.  |dɪˈlɪvə|  British pronunciation of the word deliver

verb

- deliver (a speech, oration, or idea) (syn: present)
- bring to a destination, make a delivery
our local super market delivers
- to surrender someone or something to another (syn: fork out, fork up, hand over, render, turn in)
the guard delivered the criminal to the police
- free from harm or evil (syn: rescue)
- hand over to the authorities of another country (syn: deport, extradite)
- pass down (syn: render, return)
deliver a judgment
- utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.)
The students delivered a cry of joy
- save from sins (syn: redeem, save)
- carry out or perform
deliver an attack
deliver a blow
- relinquish possession or control over (syn: cede, give up, surrender)
- throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball (syn: pitch)
The pitcher delivered the ball
- cause to be born (syn: bear, birth, have)

Extra examples

The package was delivered to the office this morning.

She delivers the mail on my street.

They are having the furniture delivered next week.

The supermarket delivers groceries for free within 30 miles of the store.

“Does the restaurant deliver?” “No, you have to pick up the food yourself.”

He will deliver the speech at noon.

The actors delivered their lines with passion.

The jury is expected to deliver a verdict later today.

The judge delivered a warning to the protesters.

The novel delivers an inspiring look into the life and ideas of Gandhi.

After two days, a bouquet was delivered to her mother.

I am having some flowers delivered for her birthday.

The jury delivered a verdict of not guilty.

I can't deliver on all these promises.

We delivered ourselves over into the hands of Providence.

Word forms

verb
I/you/we/they: deliver
he/she/it: delivers
present participle: delivering
past tense: delivered
past participle: delivered
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