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de·liv·er·y

 (dĭ-lĭv′ə-rē, -lĭv′rē)
n. pl. de·liv·er·ies
1.
a. The act of conveying or delivering.
b. Something delivered, as a shipment or package.
2.
a. The act of transferring to another.
b. Law A formal act of transferring ownership of property to another: delivery of a deed.
3. The act of giving up; surrender.
4. The act or manner of throwing or discharging.
5. The act of giving birth; parturition.
6.
a. Utterance or enunciation: The historic speech required but two minutes in delivery.
b. The act or manner of speaking or singing: a folk singer's casual delivery.
7. The act of releasing or rescuing.

delivery

(dɪˈlɪvərɪ)
n, pl -eries
1.
a. the act of delivering or distributing goods, mail, etc
b. something that is delivered
c. (as modifier): a delivery service.
2. (Gynaecology & Obstetrics) the act of giving birth to a child: she had an easy delivery.
3. manner or style of utterance, esp in public speaking or recitation: the chairman had a clear delivery.
4. the act of giving or transferring or the state of being given or transferred
5. the act of rescuing or state of being rescued; liberation
6. (Ball Games, other than specified) sport
a. the act or manner of bowling or throwing a ball
b. the ball so delivered: a fast delivery.
7. (Law) an actual or symbolic handing over of property, a deed, etc
8. (General Engineering) the discharge rate of a compressor or pump
9. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (in South Africa) the supply of basic services to communities deprived under apartheid

de•liv•er•y

(dɪˈlɪv ə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
1. the carrying and turning over of letters, goods, etc., to a designated recipient or recipients.
2. a giving up or handing over; surrender.
3. the utterance or enunciation of words.
4. vocal and bodily behavior during the presentation of a speech: a speaker's fine delivery.
5. the act or manner of giving or sending forth: the pitcher's fine delivery of the ball.
6. the state of being delivered of or giving birth to a child; parturition.
7. something delivered: The delivery is late today.
8. a shipment of goods from the seller to the buyer.
9. Archaic. release or rescue; liberation; deliverance.
[1400–50; Anglo-French delivrée, n. use of feminine past participle of delivrer to deliver]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.delivery - the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)delivery - the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
transfer, transferral, transportation, conveyance, transport - the act of moving something from one location to another
airdrop - delivery of supplies or equipment or personnel by dropping them by parachute from an aircraft; "until then, front line troops will be supplied by airdrop"
consignment - the delivery of goods for sale or disposal
handing over, passage - the act of passing something to another person
post - the delivery and collection of letters and packages; "it came by the first post"; "if you hurry you'll catch the post"
service of process, serving, service - the act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone; "he accepted service of the subpoena"
2.delivery - the event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery"
nascence, nascency, nativity, birth - the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child"
3.delivery - your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orallydelivery - your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech"
expressive style, style - a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper"
address - the manner of speaking to another individual; "he failed in his manner of address to the captain"
catch - a break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
paralanguage, paralinguistic communication - the use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings
tongue - a manner of speaking; "he spoke with a thick tongue"; "she has a glib tongue"
shibboleth - a manner of speaking that is distinctive of a particular group of people
tone, tone of voice - the quality of a person's voice; "he began in a conversational tone"; "he spoke in a nervous tone of voice"
elocution - an expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture
prosody, inflection - the patterns of stress and intonation in a language
inflection, modulation - a manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified
4.delivery - the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
surrender - the delivery of a principal into lawful custody
conveyance of title, conveyancing, conveying, conveyance - act of transferring property title from one person to another
bailment - the delivery of personal property in trust by the bailor to the bailee
5.delivery - (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
throw - the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
balk - an illegal pitching motion while runners are on base
ball - a pitch that is not in the strike zone; "he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"
beanball, beaner - a baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head
change-of-pace, change-of-pace ball, change-up, off-speed pitch - a baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball
breaking ball, curve ball, bender, curve - a pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
duster - a pitch thrown deliberately close to the batter
fastball, heater, hummer, bullet, smoke - (baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity; "he swung late on the fastball"; "he showed batters nothing but smoke"
knuckleball, knuckler - a baseball pitch thrown with little speed or spin
overhand pitch - a baseball pitch in which the hand moves above the shoulder
passed ball - a pitch that the catcher should have caught but did not; allows a base runner to advance a base
screwball - a pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown
sinker - a pitch that curves downward rapidly as it approaches the plate
spitball, spitter - an illegal pitch in which a foreign substance (spit or Vaseline) is applied to the ball by the pitcher before he throws it
strike - (baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders; "this pitcher throws more strikes than balls"
submarine ball, submarine pitch - a pitch thrown sidearm instead of overhead
wild pitch - an errant pitch that the catcher cannot be expected to catch and that allows a base runner to advance a base
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
6.delivery - recovery or preservation from loss or dangerdelivery - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
recovery, retrieval - the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
lifesaving - saving the lives of drowning persons; "he took a course in lifesaving"
redemption, salvation - (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil
reclamation, reformation - rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course; "the reclamation of delinquent children"
salvage - the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
salvage - the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
salvation - saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation; "the salvation of his party was the president's major concern"
search and rescue mission - a rescue mission to search for survivors and to rescue them
7.delivery - the act of delivering a child
human action, human activity, act, deed - something that people do or cause to happen
breech birth, breech delivery, breech presentation - delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first
abdominal delivery, caesarean, caesarean delivery, caesarean section, caesarian, caesarian delivery, caesarian section, cesarean, cesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian, cesarian section, C-section - the delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
forceps delivery - delivery in which forceps are inserted through the vagina and used to grasp the head of the fetus and pull it through the birth canal; since the forceps can injure the fetus this procedure has generally given way to cesarean deliveries
midwifery - assisting women at childbirth
accouchement, childbearing, childbirth, vaginal birth - the parturition process in human beings; having a baby; the process of giving birth to a child

delivery

noun
2. consignment, goods, shipment, batch a delivery of fresh eggs
3. speech, speaking, expression, pronunciation, utterance, articulation, intonation, diction, elocution, enunciation, vocalization His speeches were magnificent but his delivery was hopeless.
4. childbirth, labour, confinement, parturition She had an easy delivery.
5. (Sport, especially cricket) throw, pitch, cast, toss, projection, lob (informal) a delivery from fast bowler Jason Gillespie

delivery

noun
1. The act of delivering or the condition of being delivered:
2. The act or process of bringing forth young:
3. Extrication from danger or confinement:
Translations
تَسْليمتَسْلِيموِلادَه، وَضْع
doručeníporodzásilkadodacídodávka
afleveringfødselleveringnedkomstudbringning
toimitus
dostava
kézbesítés
barnsfæîingútburîur
配達
배달
dostava
leverans
การส่ง
sự chuyển phát

delivery

[dɪˈlɪvərɪ]
A. N
1. [of goods] → entrega f; [of mail] → reparto m
allow 28 days for deliveryla entrega se realizará en un plazo de 28 días
the balance is payable on deliveryel saldo pendiente se hará efectivo a la entrega
to take delivery ofrecibir
General Delivery (US) → Lista f de Correos
2. [of speaker] → presentación f oral, forma f de hablar en público
3. (Med) → parto m, alumbramiento m (frm)
4. (= saving) → liberación f (from de)
B. CPD [date, order, time] → de entrega
delivery boy Nrecadero m, mensajero m
delivery charge Ngastos mpl de envío
delivery man Nrepartidor m
delivery note Nnota f de entrega, albarán m (de entrega)
delivery room N (Med) → sala f de partos
delivery service Nservicio m de entrega a domicilio
delivery truck (US) delivery van (Brit) Nfurgoneta f de reparto, camioneta f de reparto

delivery

[dɪˈlɪvəri]
n
[mail] → distribution f
[goods] → livraison f
to take delivery of → prendre livraison de
allow 28 days for delivery → délai de livraison : 28 jours à réception de la commande
[speaker] → élocution f
(= birth) → accouchement m
to have a difficult delivery → avoir un accouchement difficile
(= provision) [service] → prestation f
modif [service] → de livraison; [time] → de livraisondelivery charge nfrais mpl de portdelivery man n [delivery men] (pl) → livreur mdelivery room n (in hospital)salle f d'accouchementdelivery suite n (in hospital)bloc m accouchementdelivery van (British) delivery truck (US) ncamionnette f de livraison

delivery

n
(of goods)(Aus)lieferung f; (of parcels, letters)Zustellung f; please allow 28 days for deliverydie Lieferzeit kann bis zu 28 Tagen betragen; to take delivery of a packageein Paket in Empfang nehmen
(Med) → Entbindung f
(of speaker)Vortrag m, → Vortragsweise f
(liter, = rescue) → Rettung f, → Befreiung f
(of punch, blow)Landung f (inf); (Cricket) → Wurf m

delivery

:
delivery boy
nBote m; (for newspapers) → Träger m
delivery charge
nLieferkosten pl; (for mail) → Zustellgebühr f
delivery contract
nLiefervertrag m
delivery man
nLieferant m
delivery note
nLieferschein m
delivery output
delivery room
nKreißsaal m, → Entbindungssaal m
delivery service
nZustelldienst m
delivery time
nLieferzeit f
delivery van
nLieferwagen m

delivery

[dɪˈlɪvrɪ] n
a. (of goods, parcels) → consegna; (of mail) → recapito
there is no delivery on Sundays (Post) → non c'è posta la domenica
to take delivery of → prendere in consegna
b. (of speaker) → dizione f
c. (Med) → parto

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.

delivery

تَسْلِيم doručení aflevering Lieferung παράδοση reparto toimitus livraison dostava consegna 配達 배달 levering levering dostawa entrega доставка leverans การส่ง teslimat sự chuyển phát 投递

de·liv·er·y

n. parto, alumbramiento;
after ______ después del ___;
before ___antes del ___;
___ of the placentaexpulsión de la placenta;
___ roomsala de ___ -s; sala de maternidad;
false ______ falso;
hard ______ laborioso;
induction of ______ inducido;
normal ______ normal;
premature ______ prematuro;
prolonged ______ prolongado;
stages of ___etapas del ___.

delivery

n (pl -ries) (obst) parto, alumbramiento; (provision) prestación f; estimated date of — fecha probable de parto; health care — prestación de servicios de salud
References in classic literature ?
Beside the store an alleyway ran behind the main street stores and all day drays and delivery wagons, intent on bringing in and taking out goods, passed up and down.
At other times anyone could dance who paid his money and was orderly; the railroad men, the roundhouse mechanics, the delivery boys, the iceman, the farm-hands who lived near enough to ride into town after their day's work was over.
The delivery of these skillful rhymes was accompanied, on the part of the stranger, by a regular rise and fall of his right hand, which terminated at the descent, by suffering the fingers to dwell a moment on the leaves of the little volume; and on the ascent, by such a flourish of the member as none but the initiated may ever hope to imitate.
Taking me by the hand, at the delivery thereof, Brother, says he, we have given you a fine land, but I believe you will have much trouble in settling it.
Another and far more important reason than the delivery of a pair of embroidered gloves, impelled Hester, at this time, to seek an interview with a personage of so much power and activity in the affairs of the settlement.
Every whale-ship takes out a goodly number of letters for various ships, whose delivery to the persons to whom they may be addressed, depends upon the mere chance of encountering them in the four oceans.
Only the older pupils managed to keep their tickets and stick to their tedious work long enough to get a Bible, and so the delivery of one of these prizes was a rare and noteworthy circumstance; the successful pupil was so great and conspicuous for that day that on the spot every scholar's heart was fired with a fresh ambition that often lasted a couple of weeks.
No; as soon as she recovered from her lying-in, for I found her near her delivery, I removed her and her child into the country, and there she remains.
It began calm--and indeed, as far as delivery and pitch of voice went, it was calm to the end: an earnestly felt, yet strictly restrained zeal breathed soon in the distinct accents, and prompted the nervous language.
After closing the envelope again, I accompanied the delivery of the letter to Miss Vanstone, the younger, by a word of caution.
Chillip devoted to the delivery of this oration, my aunt eyed him narrowly.
It ended in the purchase of the horse by Bryce for a hundred and twenty, to be paid on the delivery of Wildfire, safe and sound, at the Batherley stables.