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delivered

verb
past tense of deliver

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1 to free from the penalties or consequences of sin
  • deliver us from evil

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2 to remove from danger or harm
  • the passengers waited for the rescue ship to come and deliver them

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3 to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress
  • delivered up the ransom money

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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

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6 to turn out as planned or desired
  • finally, a summer blockbuster that delivers

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7 to bring forth from the womb
  • she delivered four healthy babies

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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

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“Delivered.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/delivered. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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