|1.||[ verb ] deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)|
"The commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students"
|Related terms:||talk speechify presentation|
|2.||[ verb ] bring to a destination, make a delivery|
"our local super market delivers"
|Related terms:||bring drop serve consign misdeliver deliverer|
|3.||[ verb ] to surrender someone or something to another|
|Synonyms:||hand_over turn_in get_in fork_out fork_over fork_up render|
"the guard delivered the criminal to the police" "render up the prisoners" "render the town to the enemy" "fork over the money"
|Related terms:||pass bail give_away deliverer|
|4.||[ verb ] free from harm or evil|
|Related terms:||save salvage reprieve rescue savior|
|5.||[ verb ] hand over to the authorities of another country|
|Synonyms:||deport surrender extradite|
"They extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there"
|Related terms:||expel repatriate exile|
|6.||[ verb ] pass down|
"render a verdict" "deliver a judgment"
|7.||[ verb ] utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.)|
"The students delivered a cry of joy"
|8.||[ verb ] carry out or perform|
"deliver an attack", "deliver a blow" The boxer drove home a solid left"
|Related terms:||give land|
|9.||[ verb ] free from a burden, evil, or distress|
|10.||[ verb ] from sins, as in religious dogma|
|Related terms:||religion redemption savior|
|11.||[ verb ] relinquish possession or control over|
|Synonyms:||surrender give_up cede|
"The squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in"
|Related terms:||give sell yield_up sign_away cession|
|12.||[ verb ] (baseball) throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball|
"The pitcher delivered the ball"
|Related terms:||throw fan pitch|
|13.||[ verb ] give birth (to a newborn)|
|Synonyms:||bear have give_birth birthe birth|
"My wife had twins yesterday!"
|Related terms:||produce bear drop foal yean twin litter lamb kitten bear birth delivery conceive|