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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
deliver (verb)
transitive verb
1.
to set free - and lead us not into temptation, but deliver us from evil Matthew 6:13(Authorized Version)
2.
a) to take and hand over to or leave for another - convey deliver a package
b) - hand over surrender delivered the prisoners to the sheriff delivered themselves over to God
3.
a) (1) to assist in giving birth
(2) to aid in the birth of
b) to give birth to
c) to cause (oneself) to produce as if by giving birth - has delivered himself of half an autobiography H. C. Schonberg
4.
- speak sing utter delivered their lines with style deliver a song deliver a speech
5.
to send (something aimed or guided) to an intended target or destination - ability to deliver nuclear warheads delivered a fastball
6.
a) to bring (as votes) to the support of a candidate or cause
intransitive verb
b) to come through with - produce can deliver the best results the new car delivers high gas mileage to produce the promised, desired, or expected results - come through can't deliver on all these promises rescue
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
deliver (verb)
1.
to free from the penalties or consequences of sin
SYNONIMS:
deliver, redeem
RELATED WORDS:
reclaim, reform; forgive, pardon, remit, shrive; bless, hallow; consecrate, purify, sanctify
deliver (verb)
2.
to remove from danger or harm
SYNONIMS:
bail out, bring off, deliver, rescue
RELATED WORDS:
salvage; emancipate, free, liberate, manumit, release; disentangle, extricate; recover
adventure, compromise, endanger, gamble (with), hazard, imperil, jeopardize, peril, risk, venture
deliver (verb)
3.
to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress
SYNONIMS:
cede, cough up, deliver, give up, hand over, lay down, relinquish, render, turn in, turn over, yield
RELATED WORDS:
commit, consign, entrust ( intrust), transfer; forfeit, release, waive; abnegate, renounce, resign; abandon, desert, discard, forsake, part (with), shed
NEAR ANTONYMS:
keep, retain, withhold
deliver (verb)
4.
to put (something) into the possession of someone for use or consumption
SYNONIMS:
deliver, feed, give, hand, hand over, provide, supply
RELATED WORDS:
ply (with); administer, allocate, apportion, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, prorate; assign, cede, deed, make over, transfer
NEAR ANTONYMS:
conserve, keep up, maintain, preserve, save
hold (back), keep (back), reserve, retain, withhold
deliver (verb)
5.
to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another
SYNONIMS:
commend, commit, confide, consign, delegate, deliver, entrust ( intrust), give over, hand, hand over, leave, pass, recommend, repose, transfer, transmit, trust, turn over, vest
RELATED WORDS:
confer, grant; assign, deal (out), dispense, disperse, distribute, divide; hand in, release, relinquish, submit, surrender, turn in, yield; bequeath, hand down, hand on, will; advance, lend, loan; furnish, supply; recommit, redeliver, regive, retransfer, retransmit
NEAR ANTONYMS:
detain, hold back, reserve, withhold; own, possess; accept, receive, take in; occupy, take, take over
hold, keep, retain
deliver (verb)
6.
to turn out as planned or desired
SYNONIMS:
click, come off, deliver, go, go over, pan out, work out
RELATED WORDS:
catch on; flourish, prosper, thrive; cook, percolate
NEAR ANTONYMS:
languish; flounder, struggle; decline, sink, skid, slip, slump, wane; crash, crater, crumble, flame out; choke, crack up, miscarry, misfire; fall down, go under; implode, self-destruct
bomb, collapse, fail, flop, flunk, fold, founder, miss, strike out, wash out
deliver (verb)
7.
to bring forth from the womb
SYNONIMS:
birth, deliver, drop, have, mother, produce
RELATED WORDS:
labor; breed, multiply, propagate, reproduce, spawn; beget, father, generate, get, sire; calve, kid, kindle, kitten, litter, pup, whelp
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abort, lose, miscarry
deliver (verb)
8.
to give (oneself) over to something especially unrestrainedly
SYNONIMS:
deliver, give up, indulge, surrender, yield
RELATED WORDS:
overdo, overindulge; bask, luxuriate, revel, roll, wallow
NEAR ANTONYMS:
abstain (from), eschew, forbear, forgo ( forego), refrain (from); check, inhibit, restrain
deny
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