Associations to the word «Deliverance»

Wiktionary

DELIVERANCE, noun. Act of delivering, the state of being delivered, or something delivered.
DELIVERANCE, noun. Extrication from danger, imprisonment, rescue etc.

Dictionary definition

DELIVERANCE, noun. Recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats