- bring and hand over (a letter, parcel, or goods) to the proper recipient or address；provide (something promised or expected)
verb: deliver, 3rd person present: delivers, gerund or present participle: delivering, past tense: delivered, past participle: delivered
- 1. bring and hand over (a letter, parcel, or goods) to the proper recipient or address the products should be delivered on time we'll deliver direct to your door 同義詞 反義詞
- 2. provide (something promised or expected) he had been able to deliver votes in huge numbers she's waiting for him to deliver on his promise 同義詞
- ▪ formally hand over (someone) there was a reward if you were delivered unharmed to the nearest British post
- ▪ surrender someone or something had he feared she would deliver him up to the police?
- ▪ acknowledge that one intends to be bound by (a deed), either explicitly by declaration or implicitly by formal handover.
- 3. launch or aim (a blow, ball, or attack) he delivered a punch to the man's belly the company has delivered a body blow to this city 同義詞
- ▪ state in a formal manner he will deliver a lecture on endangered species he delivered himself of a sermon 同義詞
- ▪ (of a judge or court) give (a judgement or verdict) the court was due to deliver its verdict
- 4. assist in the birth of the village midwife delivered the baby 同義詞
- ▪ give birth to the number of women delivering their babies in hospitals increased 同義詞
- ▪ archaic, formal assist (a woman) in giving birth Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 4.24 p.m.
- 5. save, rescue, or set someone or something free from deliver us from the nightmare of junk mail 同義詞