Deliver groceries; deliver the mail.
Campaign workers who delivered the ward for the mayor.
An example of deliver is for the mailman to drop off the mail.
An example of deliver is to have a baby.
Delivered the criminal to the police.
The pitcher delivered the ball.
Deliver a lecture.
An oil well that delivered thousands of barrels a day.
Deliver a captive from slavery.
The senator delivered on her pledge. He is a manager who just can't seem to deliver.
She expects to deliver in late August.
Delivered from bondage.
To deliver a woman of twins, to deliver a baby.
Deliver the mail.
The oil well delivered 20 barrels a day.
The pitcher delivered a curve.
Our new food processor delivers on all its promises.
The midwife delivered the baby.
Deliver a captive from the prison.
To deliver a blow.
- To pronounce; utter:.Before leaving I delivered myself of a few choice comments.
- To give birth to.
- To express; utter.
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of deliver
- Middle English deliveren from Old French delivrer from Late Latin dēlīberāre Latin dē- de- līberāre to free (from līber free leudh- in Indo-European roots)
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition