deliver VERB 1) bring and hand over (a letter or goods) to the appropriate recipient. 2) provide (something promised or expected). 3) save or set free. 4) state or present in a formal manner. 5) assist in the birth of. 6) (also be delivered of) give birth to. 7) launch or aim (a blow or attack).
deliver the goods — Cf. ↑deliver the goods
DERIVATIVES deliverable adjective deliverer noun.
ORIGIN Old French delivrer, from Latin liberare 'set free' .

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