HyperDic: delivery

English > 7 senses of the word delivery:
NOUNactdelivery, bringingthe act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
eventdeliverythe event of giving birth
communicationdelivery, manner of speaking, speechyour characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
actdelivery, livery, legal transferthe voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party / party to another
actdelivery, pitch(baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
actdelivery, rescue, deliverance, savingrecovery or preservation from loss or danger
actdelivery, obstetrical deliverythe act of delivering a child
delivery > pronunciation
Rhymesaccessory ... worry: 201 rhymes with eriy...
English > delivery: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail).
Example"his reluctant delivery of bad news"
Narrowerairdropdelivery of supplies or equipment or personnel by dropping them by parachute from an aircraft
consignmentThe delivery of goods for sale or disposal
passage, handing overThe act of passing something to another person
postThe delivery and collection of letters and packages
service, serving, service of processThe act of delivering a writ or summons upon someone
Broadertransportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyanceThe act of moving something from one location to another
Spanishdistribución, entrega, reparto
Catalandistribució, entrega, repartiment
Adjectivesdeliverablesuitable for or ready for delivery
Verbsdeliverbring to a destination, make a delivery
English > delivery: 7 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningThe event of giving birth.
Example"she had a difficult delivery"
Broaderbirth, nativity, nascency, nascenceThe event of being born
Spanishnacimiento, parto, parturición
English > delivery: 7 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningYour characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally.
Synonymsmanner of speaking, speech
Part ofparalanguage, paralinguistic communicationThe use of manner of speaking to communicate particular meanings
NarroweraddressThe manner of speaking to another individual
catchA break or check in the voice (usually a sign of strong emotion)
elocutionAn expert manner of speaking involving control of voice and gesture
modulation, inflectionA manner of speaking in which the loudness or pitch or tone of the voice is modified
prosody, inflectionThe patterns of stress and intonation in a language
shibbolethA manner of speaking that is distinctive of a particular group of people
tone, tone of voiceThe quality of a person's voice
tongueA manner of speaking
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Verbsdeliverdeliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
English > delivery: 7 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party / party to another.
Synonymslivery, legal transfer
NarrowerbailmentThe delivery of personal property in trust by the bailor to the bailee
surrenderThe delivery of a principal into lawful custody
Broaderconveyance, conveyance of title, conveyancing, conveyingAct of transferring property title from one person to another
Spanishcesión legal, entrega, librea, traspaso legal
Verbsdeliverto surrender / surrender someone or something to another
English > delivery: 7 senses > noun 5, act
Meaning(baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter.
Categorybaseball, baseball game, ballA ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players
NarrowerbalkAn illegal pitching motion while runners are on base
ballA pitch that is not in the strike zone
beanball, beanerA baseball deliberately thrown at the batter's head
change-up, change-of-pace, change-of-pace ball, off-speed pitchA baseball thrown with little velocity when the batter is expecting a fastball
curve, curve ball, breaking ball, benderA pitch of a baseball that is thrown with spin so that its path curves as it approaches the batter
dusterA pitch thrown deliberately close to the batter
fastball, heater, smoke, hummer, bullet(baseball) a pitch thrown with maximum velocity
knuckleball, knucklerA baseball pitch thrown with little speed or spin
overhand pitchA baseball pitch in which the hand moves above the shoulder
passed ballA pitch that the catcher should have caught but did not
screwballA pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown
sinkerA pitch that curves downward rapidly as it approaches the plate
spitball, spitterAn illegal pitch in which a foreign substance (spit or Vaseline) is applied to the ball by the pitcher before he throws it
strike(baseball) a pitch that the batter swings at and misses, or that the batter hits into foul territory, or that the batter does not swing at but the umpire judges / judges to be in the area over home plate and between the batter's knees and shoulders
submarine ball, submarine pitchA pitch thrown sidearm instead of overhead
wild pitchAn errant pitch that the catcher cannot be expected to catch and that allows a base runner to advance a base
BroaderthrowThe act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
English > delivery: 7 senses > noun 6, act
Meaningrecovery or preservation from loss or danger.
Synonymsrescue, deliverance, saving
Narrowerlifesavingsaving / saving the lives of drowning persons
reclamation, reformationrescuing from error and returning to a rightful course
redemption, salvation(theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil / evil
salvageThe act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire
salvageThe act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction
salvationsaving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation
search and rescue missionA rescue mission to search for survivors and to rescue them
Broaderrecovery, retrievalThe act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
Spanishentrega, liberación, preservación, rescate, salvación, salvamento
Catalanpreservació, rescat, salvament
Verbsdeliverfree from harm or evil
English > delivery: 7 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of delivering a child.
Synonymobstetrical delivery
Part ofchildbirth, childbearing, accouchement, vaginal birthThe parturition process in human beings
Narrowerbreech delivery, breech birth, breech presentationdelivery / delivery of an infant whose feet or buttocks appear first
cesarean delivery, caesarean delivery, caesarian delivery, cesarean section, cesarian section, caesarean section, caesarian section, C-section, cesarean, cesarian, caesarean, caesarian, abdominal deliveryThe delivery / delivery of a fetus by surgical incision through the abdominal wall and uterus (from the belief that Julius Caesar was born that way)
forceps deliverydelivery / delivery in which forceps are inserted through the vagina and used to grasp the head of the fetus and pull it through the birth canal
midwiferyassisting women at childbirth
Broaderact, deed, human action, human activitySomething that people do or cause to happen
Verbsdelivercause to be born

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