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Deliverance meaning

deliverance - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of delivering or freeing from restraint, captivity, peril, and the like; rescue; as, the deliverance of a captive.
  2. 2. Act of bringing forth children.
  3. 3. Act of speaking; utterance.
  4. 4. The state of being delivered, or freed from restraint.
  5. 5. Anything delivered or communicated; esp., an opinion or decision expressed publicly.
  6. 6. Any fact or truth which is decisively attested or intuitively known as a psychological or philosophical datum; as, the deliverance of consciousness.
  7. 7. Act of delivering; state of being delivered; rescue.

deliverance - examples of usage

  1. Pocahontas rose to her feet and, taking Smith by the hand, raised him up, dazed at his sudden deliverance and not understanding how it had come about. - "The Princess Pocahontas", Virginia Watson.
  2. That man is great, and the deliverance of the world is the act of his will." - "They Call Me Carpenter", Upton Sinclair.
  3. Well, 'twas a happy and gracious deliverance for me. - "The Frozen Pirate", W. Clark Russell.
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