DELIVER, v.t. [L. Free, disengaged; to free, to peel.]1. To free; to release, as from restraint; to set at liberty; as, to deliver one from captivity.2. To rescue, or save.Deliver me, O my God, from the hand of the wicked. Ps. 71:4.3. To give, or transfer; to put into anothers hand or power; to commit; to pass from one to another.Thou shalt deliver Pharoahs cup into his hand. Gen.40:11So we say, to deliver goods to a carrier; to deliver a letter; to deliver possession of an estate.4. To surrender; to yield; to give up; to resign; as, to deliver a fortress to an enemy. It is often followed by up; as, to deliver up the city; to deliver up stolen goods.Th exalted mindAll sense of woe delivers to the wind.5. To disbuden of a child.6. To utter; to pronounce; to speak; to send forth in words; as, to deliver a sermon, an address, or an oration.7. To exert in motion.To deliver to the wind, to cast away; to reject.To deliver over, to transfer; to give or pass from one to another; as, to deliver over goods to another.2. To surrender or resign; to put into anothers power; to commit to the discretion of; to abandon to.Deliver me not over to the will of my enemies. Ps. 27.To deliver up, to give up; to surrender.
DELIVER, a. Free; nimble.