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Definition 1: cause to be born - [verb of body]

Samples where deliver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • My wife had twins yesterday!

Synonyms for deliver in the sense of this definition

(deliver is a kind of ...) bring forth or yield

"The tree would not produce fruit"

(deliver has a similar meaning as ...) be pregnant with

"She is bearing his child" "The are expecting another child in January" "I am carrying his child"

(... is a kind of deliver ) give birth to (a calf)

"the whales calve at this time of year"

(... is a kind of deliver ) have fawns

"deer fawn"

(... is a kind of deliver ) give birth to (piglets)

"sows farrow"

(... is a kind of deliver ) give birth to (a puppy)

"the dog whelped"

(... is a kind of deliver ) give birth to a litter of animals

(... is a kind of deliver ) give birth to a lamb

"the ewe lambed"

(... is a kind of deliver ) give birth to kittens

"our cat kittened again this year"

(... is a kind of deliver ) give birth to cubs

"bears cub every year"

(... is a kind of deliver ) give birth to a foal

"the mare foaled"

(... is a kind of deliver ) give birth; used for animals

"The cow dropped her calf this morning"

(... is a kind of deliver ) give birth to twins

(deliver implies ...) become pregnant; undergo conception

"She cannot conceive" "My daughter was conceived in Christmas Day"

Definition 2: deliver (a speech, oration, or idea) - [verb of communication]

Samples where deliver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for deliver in the sense of this definition

(deliver is a kind of ...) express in speech

"She talks a lot of nonsense" "This depressed patient does not verbalize"

(... is a kind of deliver ) make speeches; hold forth, or harangue with a certain degree of formality

"These ministers speechify on every occasion"

Definition 3: pass down - [verb of communication]

Samples where deliver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • render a verdict
  • deliver a judgment

Synonyms for deliver in the sense of this definition

(deliver is a kind of ...) transmit information

"Please communicate this message to all employees" "pass along the good news"

Definition 4: utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.) - [verb of communication]

Samples where deliver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The students delivered a cry of joy

(deliver is a kind of ...) express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)

"She let out a big heavy sigh" "He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand"

Definition 5: bring to a destination, make a delivery - [verb of contact]

Samples where deliver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • our local super market delivers

(deliver is a kind of ...) go or come after and bring or take back

"Get me those books over there, please" "Could you bring the wine?" "The dog fetched the hat"

(... is a kind of deliver ) deliver to the wrong address

(... is a kind of deliver ) deliver a warrant or summons to someone

"He was processed by the sheriff"

(... is a kind of deliver ) remove (cargo, people, etc.) from and leave

"unload the cargo" "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

(... is a kind of deliver ) send to an address

Definition 6: throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball - [verb of contact]

Samples where deliver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The pitcher delivered the ball

Synonyms for deliver in the sense of this definition

(deliver is a kind of ...) propel through the air

"throw a frisbee"

Definition 7: to surrender someone or something to another - [verb of possession]

Samples where deliver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for deliver in the sense of this definition

(deliver is a kind of ...) place into the hands or custody of

"hand me the spoon, please" "Turn the files over to me, please" "He turned over the prisoner to his lawyers"

(... is a kind of deliver ) deliver something in trust to somebody for a special purpose and for a limited period

(... is a kind of deliver ) formally hand over to the bridegroom in marriage; of a bride by her father

Definition 8: relinquish possession or control over - [verb of possession]

Samples where deliver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for deliver in the sense of this definition

(deliver is a kind of ...) give as a present; make a gift of

"What will you give her for her birthday?"

(... is a kind of deliver ) surrender, as a result of pressure or force

(... is a kind of deliver ) give up for a price or reward

"She sold her principles for a successful career"

(... is a kind of deliver ) formally assign ownership of

"She signed away her rights"

Definition 9: carry out or perform - [verb of possession]

Samples where deliver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • deliver an attack
  • deliver a blow
  • The boxer drove home a solid left

Synonyms for deliver in the sense of this definition

(deliver is a kind of ...) cause to have, in the abstract sense or physical sense

"She gave him a black eye" "The draft gave me a cold"

(... is a kind of deliver ) deliver (a blow)

"He landed several blows on his opponent's head"

Samples where deliver or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for deliver in the sense of this definition

(deliver is a kind of ...) force to leave or move out

"He was expelled from his native country"

(... is a kind of deliver ) send someone back to his homeland against his will, as of refugees

Synonyms for deliver in the sense of this definition

(deliver is a kind of ...) bring into safety

"We pulled through most of the victims of the bomb attack"

(... is a kind of deliver ) save from ruin, destruction, or harm

(... is a kind of deliver ) relieve temporarily

Synonyms for deliver in the sense of this definition

(deliver belongs to category ...) an institution to express belief in a divine power

"he was raised in the Baptist religion" "a member of his own faith contradicted him"

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