noun, plural de·liv·er·ies.
- deliver the goods,
- delivered price,
- delivery boy,
- delivery room,
- delivery system,
- delivery van,
Origin of delivery
Examples from the Web for delivery
Should capability delivery experience additional changes, this estimate will be revised appropriately.
Fewer women are shackled during labor and delivery (PDF), though this still occurs.
Of course not—the delivery of vaccine from manufacturer to arm is only part of the problem for any vaccination program.Powdered Measles Vaccine Could Be Huge for Developing World|Kent Sepkowitz|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Both countries had coordinated with each other from the beginning, and Reagan himself had authorized the August 1985 delivery.How the Reagan White House Bungled Its Response to Iran-Contra Revelations|Malcolm Byrne|November 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When he accepted the prize, he delivered a speech that has been unfairly ignored because his delivery was so muted.Martin Luther King’s Nobel Speech Is an Often Ignored Masterpiece|Malcolm Jones|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The delivery boy at the corner chain store "knows everybody in the neighborhood" according to a passer-by.
When he consents to the delivery of goods to be paid for at a future date, he is loaning his firm's money.
These the village grocer's lad had brought in his delivery wagon, and it was useless to ask him by whose order.Reels and Spindles|Evelyn Raymond
She still is well within the limits of Macy's own delivery service.The Romance of a Great Store|Edward Hungerford
As he spoke, he threw open the wide door intended for the delivery of hay into the loft from the alley below.Penrod and Sam|Booth Tarkington
noun plural -eries
- the act of delivering or distributing goods, mail, etc
- something that is delivered
- (as modifier)a delivery service
- the act or manner of bowling or throwing a ball
- the ball so delivereda fast delivery
early 15c., "action of handing over to another," from Anglo-French delivrée, noun use of fem. past participle of Old French délivrer (see deliver). Childbirth sense is attested from 1570s. Of speech, from 1580s. Of a blow, throw of a ball, etc., from 1702.