Basic+ Word of the Day: deliver

deliver (verb) past tense: delivered LISTEN

Drone delivering pizza

If you deliver something it means that you take it and give it to another person.

  • The postman delivered the letter to me.

If a place delivers, it means that they have a service that takes their products to people’s houses.

  • That restaurant delivers food for free.

If a doctor delivers a baby, it means that he or she helps the mother give birth.

  • The doctor delivered two beautiful girls.

Related words

A delivery is the act of delivering. For example: “The delivery will be before noon.” A delivery man or woman is the person who delivers something.

In pop culture

Watch the trailer for the movie Premium Rush about a bicycle delivery man in New York City. Why is he in danger?

There are other meanings of deliver.

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