deliververbuk /dɪˈlɪv.ər/ us /-ɚ/
deliver verb (TAKE)
- Shops which will deliver goods are thin on the ground these days.
- "What would be the best time of day for us to deliver the table?" "Oh, any time will be OK."
- For a nominal fee, they will deliver orders to customers' homes.
- We get our milk delivered.
- The documents were delivered by special messenger.
deliver verb (GIVE)
- The actor delivered his speech in a silken voice.
- The Governor of New York delivered a rousing speech to the national convention.
- She delivered her speech with tremendous wit and verve.
- She delivered a rousing speech full of anger and passion.
- He rose to his feet to deliver his speech.
deliver verb (PRODUCE)
- He promises a lot but can he deliver?
- Critics claim that the government has failed to deliver on all its pre-election promises.
- As far as housing is concerned, the council has failed to deliver.
- What they promise sounds impressive enough - let's see if they can deliver.
- The company has not delivered on its promise to invest in training.
deliver verb (GIVE BIRTH)
deliver verb (SAVE)