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deliver (v.)

c. 1200, deliveren, "save, rescue, set free, liberate," from Old French delivrer "to set free; remove; save, preserve; hand over (goods)," also used of childbirth, from Late Latin deliberare, from de "away" (see de-) + Latin liberare "to free," from liber "free, unrestricted, unimpeded" (see liberal (adj.)).

The sense of "to bring (a woman) to childbirth," in English is from c. 1300. Sense of "hand over, give, give up, yield" is from c. 1300 in English, which is in opposition to its etymological sense. Meaning "to project, cast, strike, throw" is from c. 1400. Related: Delivered; delivering.

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Definitions of deliver

deliver (v.)
deliver (a speech, oration, or idea);
Synonyms: present
deliver (v.)
bring to a destination, make a delivery;
our local super market delivers
deliver (v.)
to surrender someone or something to another;
the guard delivered the criminal to the police
Synonyms: hand over / fork over / fork out / fork up / turn in / render
deliver (v.)
free from harm or evil;
Synonyms: rescue
deliver (v.)
hand over to the authorities of another country;
Synonyms: extradite / deport
deliver (v.)
pass down;
deliver a judgment
Synonyms: render / return
deliver (v.)
utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.);
The students delivered a cry of joy
deliver (v.)
save from sins;
Synonyms: redeem / save
deliver (v.)
carry out or perform;
deliver an attack
deliver a blow
Synonyms: drive home
deliver (v.)
relinquish possession or control over;
Synonyms: surrender / cede / give up
deliver (v.)
throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball;
The pitcher delivered the ball
Synonyms: pitch
deliver (v.)
cause to be born;
Synonyms: give birth / bear / birth / have
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