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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

How to say delivery in sign language?

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. Andrei Rozhkov:

    The reasons why the number of deals is falling is very simple - the Russian aviation market is shrinking because of a steep rouble devaluation as people's purchasing power declines and they travel less abroad, russian companies have not only stopped purchasing new planes, they are postponing delivery under old contracts.

  2. Norman Cousins:

    A library, to modify the famous metaphor of Socrates, should be the delivery room for the birth of ideas-a place where history comes to life.

  3. Angela Yochem:

    We need to be prepared to break down barriers associated with access to supplies, access to care, if realtime delivery, on-demand delivery of critical supplies is necessary to save lives, we want to do that.

  4. Dania Rajendra:

    I'd encourage people to set up hand sanitizer and wipes by your front step, delivery people don't typically have access to these things, and they can wash their hands outside. It's also a great time to leave snacks, water and a note saying how much you appreciate them.

  5. Domingo Garcia:

    The frontline workers that are essential workers, the delivery trucks, the people in the grocery stores, the people at the warehouses delivering Sindy Benavides Amazon products, most of them are Latinos.

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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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