verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Example sentences from the Web for deliver
The vaccine is delivered through a “carrier virus” that causes a common cold in chimpanzees but does not affect humans.
Scalise has called the talk, which he delivered in a hotel outside New Orleans, “a mistake I regret.”
A petition has been delivered in Nevada that will put a similar measure to the one in Washington on the ballot in 2016.
Singers Nancy Wilson and Billy Eckstine attended, and actor and activist Ossie Davis delivered a well-received speech.When Bill Cosby N-Bombed the Congressional Black Caucus|Asawin Suebsaeng|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Stapp delivered a public apology to his wife, and the charges were dropped.Creed Singer Scott Stapp’s Fall From Grace: From 40 Million Albums Sold to Living in a Holiday Inn|Marlow Stern|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He delivered all the offerings of the children of Israel unto them.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version|Various
Terreros went, delivered that letter, and returned to the Juana.1492|Mary Johnston
The body, after remaining suspended the usual time, was put into a coffin, and delivered to his friends.
The summons is delivered impartially at the hovels of the poor and the turreted palaces of the rich.Horace and His Influence|Grant Showerman
The next instant Pyke rushed at him, and the first blows were delivered.Wild Margaret|Geraldine Fleming
British Dictionary definitions for deliver
verb (mainly tr)
- to aid in the birth of (offspring)
- to give birth to (offspring)
- (usually foll by of) to aid or assist (a female) in the birth (of offspring)
- (passive foll by of) to give birth (to offspring)
Derived forms of deliverdeliverable, adjectivedeliverability, noundeliverer, noun
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Idioms and Phrases with deliver
In addition to the idiom beginning with deliver
- deliver the goods
- signed, sealed, and delivered