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Definition of 'deliver'


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

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