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delivery

 
Noun delivery has 7 senses
  1. delivery, bringing - the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
    --1 is a kind of transportation, transfer, transferral, conveyance
    --1 has particulars:
     airdrop; consignment; passage, handing over; post; service, serving, service of process
    Derived form: verb deliver2
  2. delivery - the event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery"
    --2 is a kind of
    birth, nativity, nascency, nascence
  3. manner of speaking, speech, delivery - 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"
    --3 is a kind of expressive style, style
    --3 is a part of paralanguage, paralinguistic communication
    --3 has particulars:
     address; catch; tongue; shibboleth; tone, tone of voice; elocution; prosody, inflection; modulation, inflection
    Derived form: verb deliver1
  4. delivery, livery, legal transfer - the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
    --4 is a kind of conveyance, conveyance of title, conveyancing, conveying
    --4 has particulars: surrender; bailment
    Derived form: verb deliver3
  5. pitch, delivery - (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
    --5 is a kind of throw
    --5 has particulars:
     balk; ball; beanball, beaner; change-up, change-of-pace, change-of-pace ball, off-speed pitch; curve, curve ball, breaking ball, bender; duster; fastball, heater, smoke, hummer, bullet; knuckleball, knuckler; passed ball; screwball; sinker; spitball, spitter; strike; submarine ball, submarine pitch; wild pitch
  6. rescue, deliverance, delivery, saving - recovery or preservation from loss or danger; "work is the deliverance of mankind"; "a surgeon's job is the saving of lives"
    --6 is a kind of recovery, retrieval
    --6 has particulars:
     lifesaving; redemption, salvation; reclamation, reformation; salvage; salvage; salvation; search and rescue mission
    Derived form: verb deliver4
  7. delivery, obstetrical delivery - the act of delivering a child
    --7 is a kind of deed, feat, effort, exploit
    --7 is a part of childbirth, childbearing, accouchement, vaginal birth
    --7 has particulars:
     breech delivery, breech birth, breech presentation; cesarean delivery, caesarean delivery, cesarean section, cesarian section, caesarean section, C-section, cesarean, cesarian, caesarean, abdominal delivery; forceps delivery; midwifery
    Derived form: verb deliver12
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