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deliver


deliver

verb de·liv·er \di-ˈliv-ər\
de·liv·eredde·liv·er·ing \-(ə-)riŋ\

Definition of DELIVER

transitive verb
1
a :  to assist (a parturient female) in giving birth <she was delivered of a fine boy> b :  to aid in the birth of <sometimes it is necessary to deliver a child with forceps>
2
:  to give birth to <she delivered a pair of healthy twins after a short labor>
intransitive verb
:  to give birth to offspring <patients that repeatedly deliver prematurely present special problems>
March 06, 2015
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