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deliver

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of deliver

  1. 1 to free from the penalties or consequences of sin <deliver us from evil> Synonyms save, redeemRelated Words reclaim, reform; forgive, pardon, remit, shrive; bless, hallow; consecrate, purify, sanctify

  2. 2 to remove from danger or harm <the doomed passengers kept hoping that a ship would miraculously appear and deliver them> Synonyms bail out, bring off, save, rescueRelated Words salvage; emancipate, free, liberate, manumit, release; disentangle, extricate; recoverAntonyms adventure, compromise, endanger, gamble (with), hazard, imperil, jeopardize, peril, risk, venture

  3. 3 to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress <delivered up the ransom money> Synonyms cede, cough up, surrender, give up, hand over, lay down, relinquish, render, turn in, turn over, yieldRelated Words commit, consign, entrust (also intrust), transfer; forfeit, release, waive; abnegate, renounce, resign; abandon, desert, discard, forsake, part (with), shedNear Antonyms keep, retain, withhold

  4. 4 to put (something) into the possession of someone for use or consumption <the inn endeavors to deliver the luxuries that its well-heeled guests have come to expect> Synonyms furnish, feed, give, hand, hand over, provide, supplyRelated Words ply (with); administer, allocate, apportion, deal (out), dispense, distribute, dole out, mete (out), parcel (out), portion, prorate; assign, cede, deed, make over, transferNear Antonyms conserve, keep up, maintain, preserve, saveAntonyms hold (back), keep (back), reserve, retain, withhold

  5. 5 to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another <delivered the prisoners to the sheriff> Synonyms commend, commit, confide, consign, delegate, give, entrust (also intrust), give over, hand, hand over, leave, pass, recommend, repose, transfer, transmit, trust, turn over, vestRelated Words confer, grant; assign, deal (out), dispense, disperse, distribute, divide; hand in, release, relinquish, submit, surrender, turn in, yield; bequeath, hand down, hand on, will; advance, lend, loan; furnish, supply; recommit, redeliver, regive, retransfer, retransmitNear Antonyms detain, hold back, reserve, withhold; own, possess; accept, receive, take in; occupy, take, take overAntonyms hold, keep, retain

  6. 6 to turn out as planned or desired <finally, a summer blockbuster that delivers> Synonyms click, come off, succeed, go, go over, pan out, work outRelated Words catch on; flourish, prosper, thrive; cook, percolateNear Antonyms languish; flounder, struggle; decline, sink, skid, slip, slump, wane; crash, crater, crumble, flame out; choke, crack up, miscarry, misfire; fall down, go under; implode, self-destructAntonyms bomb, collapse, fail, flop, flunk, fold, founder, miss, strike out, wash out

  7. 7 to bring forth from the womb <she delivered four healthy babies> Synonyms birth [chiefly dialect], bear, drop, have, mother, produceRelated Words labor; breed, multiply, propagate, reproduce, spawn; beget, father, generate, get, sire; calve, kid, kindle, kitten, litter, pup, whelpNear Antonyms abort, lose, miscarry

  8. 8 to give (oneself) over to something especially unrestrainedly <deeply dissatisfied with his dissolute lifestyle, he resolved to deliver himself over to the ways of the Lord> Synonyms abandon, give up, indulge, surrender, yieldRelated Words overdo, overindulge; bask, luxuriate, revel, roll, wallowNear Antonyms abstain (from), eschew, forbear, forgo (also forego), refrain (from); check, inhibit, restrainAntonyms deny




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