deliver

deliver [di liv′ər]
vt.
[ME delivren < OFr délivrer < VL deliberare, to liberate < de-, intens. + liberare, to LIBERATE]
1. to set free or save from evil, danger, or restraint; liberate [delivered from bondage]
2. to assist (a female) at the birth of (offspring) [to deliver a woman of twins, to deliver a baby]
3. to give forth, or express, in words; make (a speech or pronouncement); utter
4. to give or hand over; transfer
5. to carry to and leave at the proper place or places; distribute [deliver the mail]
6. to give or send forth; discharge; emit [the oil well delivered 20 barrels a day]
7. to strike (a blow)
8. to throw or toss [the pitcher delivered a curve ]
9. Informal to cause (votes, a political delegation, etc.) to go to the support of a particular candidate or cause
vi.
1. to give birth to a child
2. to make deliveries, as of merchandise
3. to do, give, produce, etc. something expected or promised; come through [our new food processor delivers on all its promises]
SYN.- RESCUE
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be delivered of
to give birth to
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deliver oneself of
to express; utter
deliverable
adj.
deliverer
n.

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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