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de·liv·er

 (dĭ-lĭv′ər)
v. de·liv·ered, de·liv·er·ing, de·liv·ers
v.tr.
1. To bring or transport to the proper place or recipient; distribute: deliver groceries; deliver the mail.
2. To surrender (someone or something) to another; hand over: delivered the criminal to the police.
3. To secure (something promised or desired), as for a candidate or political party: campaign workers who delivered the ward for the mayor.
4. To throw or hurl: The pitcher delivered the ball.
5. To strike (a blow).
6. To express in words; declare or utter: deliver a lecture.
7.
a. To give birth to: She delivered a baby boy this morning.
b. To assist (a woman) in giving birth: The doctor delivered her of twins.
c. To assist or aid in the birth of: The midwife delivered the baby.
8. To give forth or produce: an oil well that delivered thousands of barrels a day.
9. To set free, as from captivity, peril, or evil: deliver a captive from slavery. See Synonyms at save1.
v.intr.
1. To produce or achieve what is desired or expected; make good: The senator delivered on her pledge. He is a manager who just can't seem to deliver.
2. To give birth: She expects to deliver in late August.
Idiom:
deliver (oneself) of
To pronounce; utter: Before leaving I delivered myself of a few choice comments.

[Middle English deliveren, from Old French delivrer, from Late Latin dēlīberāre : Latin dē-, de- + līberāre, to free (from līber, free; see leudh- in Indo-European roots).]

de·liv′er·a·bil′i·ty n.
de·liv′er·a·ble adj.
de·liv′er·er n.

deliver

(dɪˈlɪvə)
vb (mainly tr)
1. to carry (goods, etc) to a destination, esp to carry and distribute (goods, mail, etc) to several places: to deliver letters; our local butcher delivers.
2. (often foll by: over or up) to hand over, transfer, or surrender
3. (often foll by from) to release or rescue (from captivity, harm, corruption, etc)
4. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) (also intr)
a. to aid in the birth of (offspring)
b. to give birth to (offspring)
c. (usually foll by of) to aid or assist (a female) in the birth (of offspring)
d. (foll by: of) to give birth (to offspring)
5. (Rhetoric) to utter or present (a speech, oration, idea, etc)
6. to utter (an exclamation, noise, etc): to deliver a cry of exultation.
7. to discharge or release (something, such as a blow or shot) suddenly
8. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) chiefly US to cause (voters, constituencies, etc) to support a given candidate, cause, etc: can you deliver the Bronx?.
9. deliver oneself of to speak with deliberation or at length: to deliver oneself of a speech.
10. deliver the goods informal to produce or perform something promised or expected
[C13: from Old French delivrer, from Late Latin dēlīberāre to set free, from Latin de- + līberāre to free]
deˈliverable adj
deˌliveraˈbility n
deˈliverer n

de•liv•er

(dɪˈlɪv ər)

v.t.
1. to carry and turn over (letters, goods, etc.) to the intended recipient or recipients.
2. to give into another's possession or keeping; hand over; surrender: to deliver a prisoner to the police.
3. to bring (votes) to the support of a candidate or a cause.
4. to give forth in words; utter or pronounce: to deliver a speech.
5. to give forth or emit: The oil well delivers 500 barrels a day.
6. to strike or throw: to deliver a blow.
7. to set free or liberate: delivered them from bondage.
8. to give birth to.
9.
a. to assist at the birth of: The doctor delivered the baby.
b. to assist (a female) in bringing forth young.
10. to unburden (oneself) of thoughts, opinions, etc.
11. to make known; assert.
v.i.
12. to give birth.
13. to provide a delivery service for goods and products.
14. to do or carry out something as promised.
[1175–1225; < Old French delivrer < Late Latin dēlīberāre to set free]
de•liv′er•a•ble, adj.
de•liv′er•er, n.

deliver


Past participle: delivered
Gerund: delivering

Imperative
deliver
deliver
Present
I deliver
you deliver
he/she/it delivers
we deliver
you deliver
they deliver
Preterite
I delivered
you delivered
he/she/it delivered
we delivered
you delivered
they delivered
Present Continuous
I am delivering
you are delivering
he/she/it is delivering
we are delivering
you are delivering
they are delivering
Present Perfect
I have delivered
you have delivered
he/she/it has delivered
we have delivered
you have delivered
they have delivered
Past Continuous
I was delivering
you were delivering
he/she/it was delivering
we were delivering
you were delivering
they were delivering
Past Perfect
I had delivered
you had delivered
he/she/it had delivered
we had delivered
you had delivered
they had delivered
Future
I will deliver
you will deliver
he/she/it will deliver
we will deliver
you will deliver
they will deliver
Future Perfect
I will have delivered
you will have delivered
he/she/it will have delivered
we will have delivered
you will have delivered
they will have delivered
Future Continuous
I will be delivering
you will be delivering
he/she/it will be delivering
we will be delivering
you will be delivering
they will be delivering
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been delivering
you have been delivering
he/she/it has been delivering
we have been delivering
you have been delivering
they have been delivering
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been delivering
you will have been delivering
he/she/it will have been delivering
we will have been delivering
you will have been delivering
they will have been delivering
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been delivering
you had been delivering
he/she/it had been delivering
we had been delivering
you had been delivering
they had been delivering
Conditional
I would deliver
you would deliver
he/she/it would deliver
we would deliver
you would deliver
they would deliver
Past Conditional
I would have delivered
you would have delivered
he/she/it would have delivered
we would have delivered
you would have delivered
they would have delivered
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deliver - deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
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"
misdeliver - deliver to the wrong address
swear out, process, serve - deliver a warrant or summons to someone; "He was processed by the sheriff"
unload, drop off, put down, set down, discharge, drop - leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
consign - send to an address
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
salvage, salve, save, relieve - save from ruin, destruction, or harm
reprieve - relieve temporarily
bring through, carry through, pull through, save - bring into safety; "We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack"
5.deliver - hand over to the authorities of another country; "They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"
expel, kick out, throw out - force to leave or move out; "He was expelled from his native country"
repatriate - send someone back to his homeland against his will, as of refugees
6.deliver - pass down; "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment"
communicate, pass along, put across, pass on, pass - transmit information ; "Please communicate this message to all employees"; "pass along the good news"
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"
sign away, sign over - formally assign ownership of; "She signed away her rights"
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
pup, whelp - birth; "the dog whelped"
farrow, pig - give birth; "sows farrow"
fawn - have fawns; "deer fawn"
have young, calve - birth; "the whales calve at this time of year"
have a bun in the oven, gestate, expect, bear, carry - be pregnant with; "She is bearing his child"; "The are expecting another child in January"; "I am carrying his child"
produce, bring forth - bring forth or yield; "The tree would not produce fruit"

deliver

verb
1. bring, take, carry, bear, transport, distribute, convey, cart The pizza will be delivered in 20 minutes.
2. fulfil, provide, give, produce, supply, carry out, discharge, impart Don't promise what you can't deliver.
3. (sometimes with up) hand over, present, commit, give up, yield, surrender, turn over, relinquish, make over He was led in handcuffs and delivered over to me.
4. give, read, present, announce, publish, declare, proclaim, pronounce, utter, give forth He will deliver a speech about schools.
5. strike, give, deal, launch, throw, direct, aim, administer, inflict A single blow had been delivered to the head.
6. (Dated) release, free, save, rescue, loose, discharge, liberate, acquit, redeem, ransom, emancipate I thank God for delivering me from that pain.
7. throw, send, launch, direct, aim, cast, pitch, toss Our bowler steamed in to deliver the first ball of the match.

deliver

verb
1. To relinquish to the possession or control of another:
2. To mete out by means of some action:
3. To give birth to:
Chiefly Regional: birth.
Idiom: be brought abed of.
4. To extricate, as from danger or confinement:
Idiom: come to the rescue of.
Translations
نقليُسَلِّمُيُسَلِّميُلْقي خِطابا أو مُحاضَرَةًيُوَلِّد، تُوَلِّد
doručitpomoct při porodupronéstdodat
afleveregivehjælpe til verdenholdelevere
toimittaa
dostavitiosloboditiporoditi
szülést levezet
afhenda; bera útflytja í mæltu málitaka á móti
引き渡す配達する
(...에 ...을) 전하다
perskaitytipriimtipristatymaspristatyti
iznēsātnodotnolasītpiegādātsaņemt bērnu
doručiťpomáhať pri pôrode
dostaviti
leverera
ส่งมอบ
dağıtmakdoğum yaptırmakdoğurtmakteslim etmekvermek
phát

deliver

[dɪˈlɪvəʳ]
A. VT
1. (= hand over) [+ goods] → entregar (to a) [+ mail] → repartir; [+ message] → llevar, comunicar
he delivered me home safelyme acompañó hasta casa, me dejó en casa
he delivered the goods (fig) → cumplió or hizo lo que se esperaba de él
2. (o.f.) (= save) → librar (from de) deliver us from evillíbranos del mal
3. (= give) [+ speech, verdict] → pronunciar; [+ lecture] → dar
to deliver an ultimatumdar un ultimátum
4. (= throw) [+ blow, punch] → asestar, dar; [+ ball, missile] → lanzar
5. (= surrender, hand over) (also deliver up, deliver over) → entregar (to a) to deliver a town (up or over) into the hands of the enemyentregar una ciudad al enemigo
to deliver o.s. upentregarse (to a)
6. (Med) [+ baby] → asistir en el parto de
Doctor Hamilton delivered the twinsel Doctor Hamilton asistió en el parto de los gemelos
she was delivered of a child (o.f., frm) → dio a luz (a) un niño
7. to deliver o.s. of (frm) [+ speech] → pronunciar; [+ opinion] → expresar; [+ remark] → hacer (con solemnidad)
B. VI
1. (Comm) "we deliver"(servicio de) entrega a domicilio
2.cumplir lo prometido
the match promised great things but didn't deliverel partido prometía mucho, pero no estuvo a la altura de lo que se esperaba

deliver

[dɪˈlɪvər]
vt
[postman] [+ mail] → distribuer
[+ goods, newspaper] → livrer
I deliver newspapers → Je livre les journaux.
to deliver the goods (fig)tenir ses promesses
[+ message] → remettre
[+ speech, verdict] → prononcer
to deliver a verdict → prononcer un verdict
[+ warning, ultimatum] → lancer
to deliver results → obtenir des résultats
(= free) → délivrer
to deliver sb from sth (= release) → délivrer qn de qch, libérer qn de qch
[+ baby] → faire naître
(= hand over) [+ person] to be delivered into sb's care → être confié(e) aux soins de qn
to be delivered into sb's hands → être remis(e) entre les mains de qn
[+ blow] → assener
to deliver a blow to sth (= hit) → assener un coup à qch
vi (= produce results) [person, company, organization] → tenir ses promesses
to fail to deliver → ne pas tenir ses promesses
to deliver on sth [+ promise] → se montrer à la hauteur de qch

deliver

vt
goodsliefern; note, messagezustellen, überbringen; (on regular basis) papers etczustellen; (on foot) → austragen; (by car) → ausfahren; to deliver something to somebodyjdm etw liefern/überbringen/zustellen; he delivered the goods to the doorer lieferte die Waren ins Haus; delivered free of chargefrei Haus (geliefert); to deliver somebody/something into somebody’s carejdn/etw in jds Obhut (acc)geben; to deliver the goods (fig inf)es bringen (sl), → es schaffen
(liter: = rescue) → befreien; deliver us from evil (Bibl) → erlöse uns von dem Übel or Bösen
(= pronounce) speech, sermon, lecturehalten; ultimatumstellen; verdictsprechen, verkünden; warningaussprechen
(Med) babyzur Welt bringen; (old) womanentbinden; to be delivered of a son (old)eines Jungen genesen (old)
(= hand over: also deliver up) → aushändigen, übergeben; to deliver a town into the hands of the enemyeine Stadt dem Feind ausliefern ? stand
(= aim, throw) blowversetzen, landen (inf); ballwerfen; Ali delivered a punch to Bugner’s jawAli landete einen Schlag an Bugners Kinn (inf); to deliver a broadsideeine Breitseite abfeuern
vi
(lit)liefern
(fig inf: = be good enough) → es bringen (sl); they didn’t deliversie brachtens nicht (sl)

deliver

[dɪˈlɪvəʳ] vt
a. (goods) → consegnare; (letter, parcel) → recapitare, consegnare
he delivered me home safely → mi ha portato a casa sano e salvo
to deliver a message → dare un messaggio
he delivered the goods (fig) (fam) → ha fatto quel che doveva fare
b. (speech, sermon, verdict) → pronunciare; (lecture) → tenere, fare; (ultimatum) → dare; (blow, punch) → tirare
c. (subj, doctor, midwife, baby) → far nascere
d. (old) (rescue) to deliver (from)liberare (da)

deliver

(diˈlivə) verb
1. to give or hand over (something) to the person for whom it is intended. The postman delivers letters.
2. to give. He delivered a long speech.
3. to assist (a woman) at the birth of (a child). The doctor delivered the twins safely.
deˈliveryplural deˈliveries noun
1. (an act of) handing over (letters, parcels etc). There are two parcel deliveries a week.
2. the process of the birth of a child. the delivery of the twins.

deliver

يُسَلِّمُ dodat aflevere liefern παραδίδω entregar toimittaa livrer dostaviti consegnare 配達する (...에 ...을) 전하다 leveren levere dostarczyć entregar доставлять leverera ส่งมอบ teslim etmek phát 交付

de·liv·er

vt. extraer; partear;
[in childbirth] to be delivereddar a luz, estar de parto,
Mex. A. aliviarse.

deliver

(obst) vt (mother as subject) dar a luz; (doctor or midwife as subject) atender (un parto); Mrs. Mata delivered a baby boy at two in the morning..La señora Mata dio a luz a un niño a las dos de la madrugada..Dr. Ford delivered Mrs. Mata..El doctor Ford atendió el parto de la señora Mata…Dr. Ford delivered the twins..El Dr. Ford atendió el parto de los gemelos; vi dar a luz
References in classic literature ?
Just before school closed, Jo appeared, wearing a grim expression as she stalked up to the desk, and delivered a letter from her mother, then collected Amy's property, and departed, carefully scraping the mud from her boots on the door mat, as if she shook that dust of the place off her feet.
In those days the Standard Oil Company did not deliver oil to the consumer in big wagons and motor trucks as it does now, but delivered instead to retail grocers, hardware stores, and the like.
Damon, having delivered his message, and remarking that his preparations for leaving were nearly completed, went back to Waterfield, from there to proceed to New York in a few days with Tom and Ned, to meet Professor Bumper.
While we walked toward the house he related incidents and delivered messages in the tongue he spoke fluently, and I dropped a little behind, curious to know what their relations had become--or remained.
The youngest boy, Etienne, had been very naughty, Madame Ratignolle said, as she delivered him into the hands of his mother.
Receiving no reply to this extraordinary appeal, which in truth, as it was delivered with the vigor of full and sonorous tones, merited some sort of notice, he who had thus sung forth the language of the holy book turned to the silent figure to whom he had unwittingly addressed himself, and found a new and more powerful subject of admiration in the object that encountered his gaze.
Carr, who had dined with his friends under the excuse of not adding to the awkwardness of the first day's housekeeping returned late at night with a mass of papers and drawings, into which he afterwards withdrew, but not until he had delivered himself of a mysterious package entrusted to him by the young men for his daughters.
So Hepzibah put forth her lank arm, and, taking the effigy from the shop-window, delivered it to her first customer.
The energy -- or say, rather, the inspiration which had held him up, until he should have delivered the sacred message that had brought its own strength along with it from heaven -- was withdrawn, now that it had so faithfully performed its office.
He came clattering up to the school-door with an invitation to Ichabod to attend a merry - making or "quilting-frolic," to be held that evening at Mynheer Van Tassel's; and having, delivered his message with that air of importance and effort at fine language which a negro is apt to display on petty embassies of the kind, he dashed over the brook, and was seen scampering, away up the Hollow, full of the importance and hurry of his mission.
Every one knows the fine story of Perseus and Andromeda; how the lovely Andromeda, the daughter of a king, was tied to a rock on the sea-coast, and as Leviathan was in the very act of carrying her off, Perseus, the prince of whalemen, intrepidly advancing, harpooned the monster, and delivered and married the maid.
The note was delivered, and we were quietly returning when we came to the brick-field.