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  Definition of delivery
  1. the act of delivering a child
  2. recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon''s job is the saving of lives"
  3. (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
  4. the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
  5. the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
  6. 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"
  7. the event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery"
Similar Words: obstetrical delivery, rescue, deliverance, saving, pitch, bringing, livery, legal transfer, manner of speaking, speech

 

Hyponyms: breech delivery, breech birth, breech presentation, cesarean delivery, caesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian section, caesarean section, C-section, cesarean, cesarian, caesarean, abdominal delivery, forceps delivery, midwifery, lifesaving, redemption, salvation, reclamation, reformation, salvage, search and rescue mission, balk, ball, beanball, beaner, change-up, change-of-pace, change-of-pace ball, off-speed pitch, curve, curve ball, breaking ball, bender, duster, fastball, heater, smoke, hummer, bullet, knuckleball, knuckler, passed ball, screwball, sinker, spitball, spitter, strike, submarine ball, submarine pitch, wild pitch, airdrop, consignment, passage, handing over, post, service, serving, service of process, surrender, bailment, address, catch, tongue, shibboleth, tone, tone of voice, elocution, prosody, inflection, modulation

 

Part Meronyms: childbirth, childbearing, accouchement, vaginal birth, paralanguage, paralinguistic communication

 

Derivational Morphology: give birth, deliver, bear, birth, have, rescue, pitch, hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, get in, render, present

 

 
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