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English verb: deliver

1. deliver (communication) deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)


SamplesThe commencement speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the students.


Synonymspresent


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)mouth, speak, talk, utter, verbalise, verbalize


Narrower (hyponym)speechify

2. deliver (contact) bring to a destination, make a delivery


SamplesOur local super market delivers.


ExamplesThey deliver the parcel to their parents


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)bring, convey, fetch, get


Narrower (hyponym)consign, discharge, drop, drop off, misdeliver, process, put down, serve, set down, swear out, unload

3. deliver (possession) to surrender someone or something to another


SamplesThe guard delivered the criminal to the police.
Render up the prisoners.
Render the town to the enemy.
Fork over the money.


Synonymsfork out, fork over, fork up, hand over, render, turn in


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)give, hand, pass, pass on, reach, turn over


Narrower (hyponym)bail, give away

4. deliver (social) free from harm or evil


Synonymsrescue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bring through, carry through, pull through, save


Narrower (hyponym)relieve, reprieve, salvage, salve, save

5. deliver (social) hand over to the authorities of another country


SamplesThey extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could be tried there.


Synonymsdeport, extradite


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)expel, kick out, throw out


Narrower (hyponym)repatriate

6. deliver (communication) pass down


SamplesRender a verdict.
Deliver a judgment.


Synonymsrender, return


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)communicate, pass, pass along, pass on, put across

7. deliver (communication) utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.)


SamplesThe students delivered a cry of joy.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)emit, let loose, let out, utter

8. deliver (social) save from sins


Synonymsredeem, save


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Domain categoryfaith, organized religion, religion

9. deliver (possession) carry out or perform


SamplesDeliver an attack.
Deliver a blow.
The boxer drove home a solid left.


Synonymsdrive home


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)give


Narrower (hyponym)land

10. deliver (possession) relinquish possession or control over


SamplesThe squatters had to surrender the building after the police moved in.


Synonymscede, give up, surrender


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s something to somebody


Broader (hypernym)gift, give, present


Narrower (hyponym)sell, sign away, sign over, yield up

11. deliver (contact) throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball


SamplesThe pitcher delivered the ball.


Synonymspitch


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)throw

12. deliver (body) cause to be born


SamplesMy wife had twins yesterday!.


Synonymsbear, birth, give birth, have


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)bring forth, produce


Narrower (hyponym)bear, calve, carry, cub, drop, expect, farrow, fawn, foal, gestate, have a bun in the oven, have young, kitten, lamb, litter, pig, pup, twin, whelp


Entailconceive


Verb groupbear, carry, expect, gestate, have a bun in the oven









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