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  Definition of deliver
  1. give birth (to a newborn); "My wife had twins yesterday!"
  2. deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
  3. utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.); "The students delivered a cry of joy"
  4. pass down; "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment"
  5. bring to a destination, make a delivery; "our local super market delivers"
  6. throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball"
  7. relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
  8. 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"
  9. carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left"
  10. hand over to the authorities of another country; "They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"
  11. free from harm or evil
  12. save from sins
Similar Words: give birth, bear, birth, have, present, render, return, pitch, surrender, cede, give up, hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, get in, drive home, extradite, deport, rescue, redeem, save

 

Hyponyms: twin, drop, foal, kitten, lamb, litter, have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect, speechify, misdeliver, serve, process, swear out, set down, put down, unload, discharge, consign, yield up, sell, sign away, sign over, bail, give away, land, repatriate, salvage, salve, relieve, save, reprieve

 

Grouped Verbs: have a bun in the oven, bear, carry, gestate, expect

 

Entailments: conceive

 

Derivational Morphology: birth, parturition, giving birth, birthing, nativity, nascency, nascence, delivery, obstetrical delivery, presentation, manner of speaking, speech, deliverer, deliveryman, delivery boy, bringing, pitch, pitcher, hurler, twirler, cession, ceding, surrender, surrenderer, yielder, livery, legal transfer, handover, exile, deportee, extradition, savior, saviour, rescuer, rescue, deliverance, saving, redemption, salvation, Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth, the Nazarene, Jesus Christ, Christ, Savior, Saviour, Good Shepherd, Redeemer, Deliverer

 

Anagrams: reviled

 

 
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