1 the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news" [syn: bringing]
2 the event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery"
3 your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally; "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech" [syn: manner of speaking, speech]
4 the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another [syn: livery, legal transfer]
5 (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter [syn: pitch]
6 recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives" [syn: rescue, deliverance, saving]
7 the act of delivering a child [syn: obstetrical delivery]
- The act of conveying something
- The delivery was completed by four.
- The item which has been conveyed
- Your delivery is on the table.
- The act of giving birth
- The delivery was painful.
- A pitching motion
- His delivery has a catch in it.
- A thrown pitch
- Here is the delivery; ... strike three!
- The manner of speaking
- The actor's delivery was flawless.
- administration of a
- Drug delivery system.
- The process of throwing a stone
TranslationsThe act of conveying something (1)
- Czech: doručení
- Dutch: levering
- Finnish: toimitus
- French: livraison
- Hungarian: átadás
- Polish: dostawa
- Swedish: leverans
- Russian: доставка
- Czech: zásilka
- French: accouchement
a thrown pitch (5)
the manner of speaking (6)
administration of a drug (7)
- French: administration
- The place where a delivery happens
- The delivery room is just down the hall.
- The person who performs a delivery
- The delivery man is here.
Delivery may refer to:
delivery in German: Delivery
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