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Verb: deliver  di'li-vu(r)
  1. Bring to a destination, make a delivery
    "our local super market delivers"
     
  2. Express clearly or formally in words (a speech, oration, or idea)
    - present
     
  3. To surrender someone or something to another
    "the guard delivered the criminal to the police";
    - hand over, fork over, fork out, fork up, turn in, render
     
  4. Free from harm or evil
    - rescue
     
  5. Hand over to the authorities of another country
    "They delivered the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there";
    - extradite, deport
     
  6. Pass down
    "deliver a judgment";
    - render, return
     
  7. Utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.)
    "The students delivered a cry of joy"
     
  8. (religion) Prevent committing sins
    - redeem, save
     
  9. Carry out or perform
    "deliver an attack";
    - drive home
     
  10. Relinquish possession or control over
    "The squatters had to deliver the building after the police moved in";
    - surrender, cede, give up
     
  11. Throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
    "The pitcher delivered the ball";
    - pitch
     
  12. Cause to be born
    "My wife delivered twins yesterday!";
    - give birth, bear, birth, have

Derived forms: delivered, delivering, delivers

Type of: bring, bring forth, bring through, carry through, communicate, convey, emit, expel, fetch, get, gift, give, hand, kick out, let loose, let out, mouth, pass, pass along, pass on, present, produce, pull through, put across, reach, save, speak, talk, throw, throw out, turn over, utter, verbalise [Brit], verbalize, wing

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