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deliver

[ dih-liv-er ]
/ dɪˈlɪv ər /
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verb (used with object)

verb (used without object)

adjective

Archaic. agile; quick.

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Origin of deliver

1175–1225; Middle English delivren<Old French delivrer<Late Latin dēlīberāre to set free, equivalent to dē-de- + līberāre to liberate

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British Dictionary definitions for deliver

deliver
/ (dɪˈlɪvə) /

verb (mainly tr)

Derived forms of deliver

deliverable, adjectivedeliverability, noundeliverer, noun

Word Origin for deliver

C13: from Old French delivrer, from Late Latin dēlīberāre to set free, from Latin de- + līberāre to free
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for deliver

deliver
[ dĭ-lĭvər ]

v.

To assist a woman in giving birth to a baby.
To extract something from an enclosed place, as a foreign body or a tumor.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Idioms and Phrases with deliver

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