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Delivery meaning

delivery - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of delivering from restraint; rescue; release; liberation; as, the delivery of a captive from his dungeon.
  2. 2. The act of delivering up or over; surrender; transfer of the body or substance of a thing; distribution; as, the delivery of a fort, of hostages, of a criminal, of goods, of letters.
  3. 3. The act or style of utterance; manner of speaking; as, a good delivery; a clear delivery.
  4. 4. The act of giving birth; parturition; the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes.
  5. 5. The act of exerting one's strength or limbs.
  6. 6. The act or manner of delivering a ball; as, the pitcher has a swift delivery.
  7. 7. Act of delivering; manner of speaking in public.

delivery - examples of usage

  1. They were complained of, and new dayes appointed for the delivery of their prisoners. - "Minstrelsy of the Scottish border (3rd ed) (1 of 3)", Walter Scott.
  2. It applies also to a great part of delivery service. - "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
  3. An' we all got into the delivery wagon, an' Eb, he come too, sittin' in back, listenin' an' noddin', his feet hangin' over the box informal. - "Friendship Village", Zona Gale.
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