Associations to the word «Deliver»


DELIVER, verb. To set free.
DELIVER, verb. (process) To do with birth.
DELIVER, verb. To give birth.
DELIVER, verb. To assist in the birth of.
DELIVER, verb. (formal) (with "of") To assist (a female) in bearing, that is, in bringing forth (a child).
DELIVER, verb. To free from or disburden of anything.
DELIVER, verb. To bring or transport something to its destination.
DELIVER, verb. To hand over or surrender (someone or something) to another.
DELIVER, verb. To express in words, declare, or utter.
DELIVER, verb. To give forth in action or exercise; to discharge.
DELIVER, verb. To discover; to show.
DELIVER, verb. (obsolete) To admit; to allow to pass.
DELIVER, verb. (medicine) To administer a drug.
DELIVER THE GOODS, verb. (idiomatic) (informal) To keep one's promises.
DELIVER THE MESSAGE TO GARCIA, verb. (intransitive) Alternative form of carry the message to Garcia

Dictionary definition

DELIVER, verb. Deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students".
DELIVER, verb. Bring to a destination, make a delivery; "our local super market delivers".
DELIVER, verb. To surrender someone or something to another; "the guard delivered the criminal to the police"; "render up the prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy"; "fork over the money".
DELIVER, verb. Free from harm or evil.
DELIVER, verb. Hand over to the authorities of another country; "They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there".
DELIVER, verb. Pass down; "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment".
DELIVER, verb. Utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.); "The students delivered a cry of joy".
DELIVER, verb. Save from sins.
DELIVER, verb. Carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow"; "The boxer drove home a solid left".
DELIVER, verb. Relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in".
DELIVER, verb. Throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball; "The pitcher delivered the ball".
DELIVER, verb. Cause to be born; "My wife had twins yesterday!".

Wise words

We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
Florence Scovel Shinn