1. [ verb ] deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
Synonyms: present

"The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"

Related terms: talk speechify presentation
2. [ verb ] bring to a destination, make a delivery

"our local super market delivers"

Related terms: bring drop serve consign misdeliver deliverer
3. [ verb ] to surrender someone or something to another
Synonyms: hand_over turn_in get_in fork_out fork_over fork_up render

"the guard delivered the criminal to the police" "render up the prisoners" "render the town to the enemy" "fork over the money"

Related terms: pass bail give_away deliverer
4. [ verb ] free from harm or evil
Synonyms: rescue
Related terms: save salvage reprieve rescue savior
5. [ verb ] hand over to the authorities of another country
Synonyms: deport surrender extradite

"They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"

Related terms: expel repatriate exile
6. [ verb ] pass down
Synonyms: return render

"render a verdict" "deliver a judgment"

Related terms: communicate
7. [ verb ] utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.)

"The students delivered a cry of joy"

Related terms: utter
8. [ verb ] carry out or perform
Synonyms: drive_home

"deliver an attack", "deliver a blow" The boxer drove home a solid left"

Related terms: give land
9. [ verb ] free from a burden, evil, or distress
Synonyms: relieve
Related terms: rid
10. [ verb ] from sins, as in religious dogma
Synonyms: redeem save
Related terms: religion redemption savior
11. [ verb ] relinquish possession or control over
Synonyms: surrender give_up cede

"The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"

Related terms: give sell yield_up sign_away cession
12. [ verb ] (baseball) throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball
Synonyms: pitch

"The pitcher delivered the ball"

Related terms: throw fan pitch
13. [ verb ] give birth (to a newborn)
Synonyms: bear have give_birth birthe birth

"My wife had twins yesterday!"

Related terms: produce bear drop foal yean twin litter lamb kitten bear birth delivery conceive
Similar spelling:   delivery