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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·liv·er /dɪˈlɪvɚ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 de·liv·er /dɪˈlɪvɚ/ 動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 交付; 輸送

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·liv·er v. t. [imp. & p. p. Delivered p. pr. & vb. n. Delivering.]
 1. To set free from restraint; to set at liberty; to release; to liberate, as from control; to give up; to free; to save; to rescue from evil actual or feared; -- often with from or out of; as, to deliver one from captivity, or from fear of death.
    He that taketh warning shall deliver his soul.   --Ezek. xxxiii. 5.
 Promise was that I
 Should Israel from Philistian yoke deliver.   --Milton.
 2. To give or transfer; to yield possession or control of; to part with (to); to make over; to commit; to surrender; to resign; -- often with up or over, to or into.
    Thou shalt deliver Pharaoh's cup into his hand.   --Gen. xl. 13.
    The constables have delivered her over.   --Shak.
 The exalted mind
 All sense of woe delivers to the wind.   --Pope.
 3. To make over to the knowledge of another; to communicate; to utter; to speak; to impart.
    Till he these words to him deliver might.   --Spenser.
    Whereof the former delivers the precepts of the art, and the latter the perfection.   --Bacon.
 4. To give forth in action or exercise; to discharge; as, to deliver a blow; to deliver a broadside, or a ball.
    Shaking his head and delivering some show of tears.   --Sidney.
    An uninstructed bowler . . . thinks to attain the jack by delivering his bowl straightforward upon it.   --Sir W. Scott.
 5. To free from, or disburden of, young; to relieve of a child in childbirth; to bring forth; -- often with of.
    She was delivered safe and soon.   --Gower.
    Tully was long ere he could be delivered of a few verses, and those poor ones.   --Peacham.
 6. To discover; to show. [Poetic]
 I 'll deliver
 Myself your loyal servant.   --Shak.
 7. To deliberate. [Obs.]
 8. To admit; to allow to pass. [Obs.]
 Syn: -- To Deliver, Give Forth, Discharge, Liberate, Pronounce, Utter.
 Usage: Deliver denotes, literally, to set free. Hence the term is extensively applied to cases where a thing is made to pass from a confined state to one of greater freedom or openness. Hence it may, in certain connections, be used as synonymous with any or all of the above-mentioned words, as will be seen from the following examples: One who delivers a package gives it forth; one who delivers a cargo discharges it; one who delivers a captive liberates him; one who delivers a message or a discourse utters or pronounces it; when soldiers deliver their fire, they set it free or give it forth.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·liv·er, a.  Free; nimble; sprightly; active. [Obs.]
    Wonderly deliver and great of strength.   --Chaucer.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: deliver (a speech, oration, or idea); "The commencement
           speaker presented a forceful speech that impressed the
           students" [syn: present]
      2: bring to a destination, make a delivery; "our local super
         market delivers"
      3: to surrender someone or something to another; "the guard
         delivered the criminal to the police"; "render up the
         prisoners"; "render the town to the enemy"; "fork over the
         money" [syn: hand over, fork over, fork out, fork
         up, turn in, get in, render]
      4: free from harm or evil [syn: rescue]
      5: hand over to the authorities of another country; "They
         extradited the fugitive to his native country so he could
         be tried there" [syn: extradite, deport]
      6: pass down; "render a verdict"; "deliver a judgment" [syn: render,
      7: utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.); "The students delivered
         a cry of joy"
      8: save from sins [syn: redeem, save]
      9: carry out or perform; "deliver an attack", "deliver a blow";
         "The boxer drove home a solid left" [syn: drive home]
      10: relinquish possession or control over; "The squatters had to
          surrender the building after the police moved in" [syn: surrender,
           cede, give up]
      11: throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball;
          "The pitcher delivered the ball" [syn: pitch]
      12: give birth (to a newborn); "My wife had twins yesterday!"
          [syn: give birth, bear, birth, have]