Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun delivery

7 senses of delivery

Sense 1
delivery, bringing -- (the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail); "his reluctant delivery of bad news")
       => transportation, transport, transfer, transferral, conveyance -- (the act of moving something from one location to another)

Sense 2
delivery -- (the event of giving birth; "she had a difficult delivery")
       => birth, nativity, nascency, nascence -- (the event of being born; "they celebrated the birth of their first child")

Sense 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")
       => expressive style, style -- (a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period; "all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper")

Sense 4
delivery, livery, legal transfer -- (the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another)
       => conveyance, conveyance of title, conveyancing, conveying -- (act of transferring property title from one person to another)

Sense 5
pitch, delivery -- ((baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter)
       => throw -- (the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base")

Sense 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")
       => recovery, retrieval -- (the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost))

Sense 7
delivery, obstetrical delivery -- (the act of delivering a child)
       => act, deed, human action, human activity -- (something that people do or cause to happen)

2024, Cloud WordNet Browser