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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