• Pronunciation Video of deliver

  • Pronunciation of deliver: D IH0 L IH1 V ER0 (dɪ'lɪvər)

  • Number of syllables of deliver: 3

  • Definition of deliver

    • (v): give birth (to a newborn); "My wife had twins yesterday!"  
    • (v): deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"  
    • (v): utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.); "The students delivered a cry of joy"  
    • (v): pass down; "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment"  
    • (v): bring to a destination, make a delivery; "our local super market delivers"  
    • (v): throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball"  
    • (v): relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"  
    • (v): 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"  
    • (v): carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left"  
    • (v): hand over to the authorities of another country; "They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"  
    • (v): free from harm or evil  
    • (v): save from sins  
  • Examples of deliver

    • They wait for the mailman to deliver a letter.  
    • The priests deliver the missions obediently to the 'rich colonists'.  
    • Others say his characters just deliver long, boring speeches on esoterica.  
    • He sent his forces to deliver the inhabitants of the castle.  
    • I am happy to deliver this jolly message to you.  
    • It promises to deliver the securities to the buyer.  
    • The firms just deliver the goods to the market.  
    • A shipper has the option not to deliver.  
    • His job is to deliver samplers to others.  
    • The manufacturer must deliver the ordered product quickly to the retailer.  

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