deliver

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

deliver

verb

Definition of DELIVER

1
to free from the penalties or consequences of sin <deliver us from evil>
Synonyms deliver, redeem
2
to remove from danger or harm <the doomed passengers kept hoping that a ship would miraculously appear and deliver them>
3
to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress <delivered up the ransom money>
Near Antonyms keep, retain, withhold
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>
Antonyms hold (back), keep (back), reserve, retain, withhold
5
to put (something) into the possession or safekeeping of another <delivered the prisoners to the sheriff>
Antonyms hold, keep, retain
6
to turn out as planned or desired <finally, a summer blockbuster that delivers>
7
to bring forth from the womb <she delivered four healthy babies>
Synonyms birth [chiefly dialect], deliver, drop, have, mother, produce
Near Antonyms abort, lose, miscarry
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>
Near Antonyms abstain (from), eschew, forbear, forgo (also forego), refrain (from); check, inhibit, restrain
Antonyms deny

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