[ US /dɪˈɫɪvɝ/ ]
[ UK /dɪlˈɪvɐ/ ]
  1. bring to a destination, make a delivery
    our local super market delivers
  2. throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
    The pitcher delivered the ball
  3. carry out or perform
    deliver an attack
    The boxer drove home a solid left
    deliver a blow
  4. pass down
    deliver a judgment
    render a verdict
  5. to surrender someone or something to another
    render the town to the enemy
    render up the prisoners
    the guard delivered the criminal to the police
    fork over the money
  6. free from harm or evil
  7. relinquish possession or control over
    The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in
  8. hand over to the authorities of another country
    They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there
  9. utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.)
    The students delivered a cry of joy
  10. cause to be born
    My wife had twins yesterday!
  11. deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
    The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students
  12. save from sins
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How To Use deliver In A Sentence

  • The net result of all these changes is that schools should be able to deliver a better service to pupils.
  • But Sexton found Nicks for an easy 31-yard score on fourth down with 4: 11 left to seal it, and Nicks set the receiving record with a 22-yard catch a little later from T.J. Yates, making his first appearance in relief from a broken ankle suffered in September against Virginia Tech. Newspaper Home Delivery - Subscribe Today USATODAY.com
  • Though Jane tells herself stories, listens to stories told by others, and reads, she never writes anything other than a few letters-misaddressed and undelivered letters, at that.
  • Nulliparous women are reportedly at a higher risk of developing complications of pregnancy and delivery than multipara.
  • Richard Harris delivers a riveting portrayal of Captain Tyreen.
  • This approach can also help identify where non-value-added steps exist in the care delivery process and where bottlenecks occur.
  • The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear. Ralph Waldo Emerson 
  • His brother Jeremiah played a stormer at corner back and his accurate deliveries to his forwards were one of the highlights of his play.
  • The RV maker last month posted its third-straight quarterly profit, topping Wall Street forecasts, as motor home deliveries rose.
  • Fortunately, says Burtch, nearly all crowdfunded ventures - more than 95 percent - do deliver promised goods to their backers eventually.
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