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DELIVER, verb transitive [Latin 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. Psalms 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. Genesis 40:11

So 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 mind

All 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. Psalms 27:12.

To deliver up, to give up; to surrender.

DELIVER, adjective Free; nimble.