What does delivery mean?

Definitions for delivery
dɪˈlɪv ə ride·liv·ery

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word delivery.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. delivery, bringing(noun)

    the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)

    "his reluctant delivery of bad news"

  2. delivery(noun)

    the event of giving birth

    "she had a difficult delivery"

  3. manner of speaking, speech, delivery(noun)

    your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally

    "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"; "her speech was barren of southernisms"; "I detected a slight accent in his speech"

  4. delivery, livery, legal transfer(noun)

    the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another

  5. pitch, delivery(noun)

    (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

  6. rescue, deliverance, delivery, saving(noun)

    recovery or preservation from loss or danger

    "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"

  7. delivery, obstetrical delivery(noun)

    the act of delivering a child

Wiktionary

  1. delivery(Noun)

    The act of conveying something

    The delivery was completed by four.

  2. delivery(Noun)

    The item which has been conveyed

    Your delivery is on the table.

  3. delivery(Noun)

    The act of giving birth

    The delivery was painful.

  4. delivery(Noun)

    A pitching motion

    His delivery has a catch in it.

  5. delivery(Noun)

    A thrown pitch

    Here is the delivery; ... strike three!

  6. delivery(Noun)

    The manner of speaking

    The actor's delivery was flawless.

  7. delivery(Noun)

    administration of a drug

    Drug delivery system.

  8. delivery(Noun)

    A ball bowled

  9. delivery(Noun)

    The process of throwing a stone

  10. delivery(Adjective)

    Related to delivery.

  11. delivery(Noun)

    Plural form of deliveryman.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Delivery(noun)

    the act of delivering from restraint; rescue; release; liberation; as, the delivery of a captive from his dungeon

  2. Delivery(noun)

    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. Delivery(noun)

    the act or style of utterance; manner of speaking; as, a good delivery; a clear delivery

  4. Delivery(noun)

    the act of giving birth; parturition; the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes

  5. Delivery(noun)

    the act of exerting one's strength or limbs

  6. Delivery(noun)

    the act or manner of delivering a ball; as, the pitcher has a swift delivery

Freebase

  1. Delivery

    A delivery or ball in cricket is a single action of bowling a cricket ball towards the batsman. During play of the game, a member of the fielding team is designated as the bowler, and bowls deliveries towards the batsman. Six balls in a row constitutes an over, after which a different member of the fielding side takes over the role of bowler for the next over. The bowler delivers the ball from his or her end of the pitch towards the batsman standing at the opposite wicket at the other end of the pitch. Bowlers can be either left handed or right handed. This approach to their delivery, in addition to their decision of bowling around the wicket or over the wicket is knowledge of which the umpire and the batsman are to be made aware.

Editors Contribution

  1. delivery

    To deliver or distribute.

    The delivery was on time and efficient.

    Submitted by MaryC on February 15, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'delivery' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2837

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'delivery' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3133

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'delivery' in Nouns Frequency: #1085

How to pronounce delivery?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say delivery in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of delivery in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of delivery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of delivery in a Sentence

  1. Sally Outlaw:

    They play no role in reward delivery, which is one of the shortfalls of reward-based crowdfunding, the platforms take no responsibility for this aspect.

  2. Michael Bender:

    We are not walking away from delivery, but right now the focus for us is pickup, driven largely by what our customers are telling us.

  3. Masa Takaya:

    We will keep working closely together with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, the national government and relevant stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of the Games.

  4. Jorge Chavarro:

    I don't think there is a strong reason to believe this relation would be different in men. However, there were no men in our study so we reported exactly what we found, we do have a parallel cohort of men, but unfortunately we do not have information on mode of delivery in that study.

  5. Anna Lobova:

    In the near future we planning to make a delivery to Saudi Arabia, China and USA.

Images & Illustrations of delivery

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Translations for delivery

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  • تسليم, مخاض, إلقاء, توزيع, ميلاد, ولادة, توصيل, وضعArabic
  • родыBelarusian
  • доставка, ражданеBulgarian
  • doručení, podání, porod, zásilkaCzech
  • Lieferung, Geburt, EntbindungGerman
  • γέννα, διανομήGreek
  • entrega, nacimiento, partoSpanish
  • saadetis, tarneEstonian
  • syöttö, toimitus, annostelu, lähetys, äänenkäyttö, synnytysFinnish
  • accouchement, naissance, parturition, administration, livraisonFrench
  • lìbhrigeadhScottish Gaelic
  • מְסִירָה, שְלִיחָה, לֵידָה, מִשְׁלוֹחַ, הוֹבָלָהHebrew
  • वितरणHindi
  • kézbesítés, szülés, átadásHungarian
  • consegnaItalian
  • 配達, 出産, お産, 話し方, 伝送, 投球, 弁舌, 引き渡し, 分娩Japanese
  • 투구, 배달, 해산, 말솜씨, 분만, 출산, 투구법Korean
  • partumLatin
  • пораѓање, пратка, достава, испоракаMacedonian
  • geboorte, verlossing, bevalling, leveringDutch
  • leveranseNorwegian
  • dostawa, poródPolish
  • entrega, parto, administração, lançamentoPortuguese
  • livrareRomanian
  • поставка, рождение, доставка, завоз, развозка, родыRussian
  • porodjaj, порођајSerbo-Croatian
  • leverans, förlossningSwedish
  • பிரசவம்Tamil
  • ప్రసవంTelugu
  • родиUkrainian
  • 交貨Chinese

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