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.