de·liv·er /dɪˈlɪvə $ -ər/ ●●● S2 W2 verb 1 take STH somewhere 把某物带到某处 [intransitiveI, transitiveT]TAKE/BRING to take goods, letters, packages etc to a particular place or person 递送，传送 The morning mail has just been delivered.
Do you deliver on Saturdays?
deliver something to somebody They set off to deliver supplies to an isolated village.
I’m having some flowers delivered for her birthday.► see thesaurus at take
2 deliver a speech/lecture/address etc TALK/MAKE A SPEECHto make a speech etc to a lot of people 发表演讲 The king delivered a televised speech to the nation on November 5.
In everyday English, people usually say give a speech/lecture/talk rather than deliver a speech/lecture/talk. 在日常英语中,人们一般说 give a speech/lecture/talk ,而不说 deliver a speech/lecture/talk 。
3 do STH you should do 做应该做的事 [intransitiveI, transitiveT]DOPROMISE to do or provide the things you are expected to, because you are responsible for them or they are part of your job 履行职责[承诺]；兑现 the costs of delivering adequate nursing care
the failure of some services to deliver the goods (=do what they have promised)
The company will deliver on its promises.
4 baby 婴儿 [transitiveT]MB to help a woman give birth to her baby, or to give birth to a baby 给…接生；生产，分娩 They rushed her to hospital where doctors delivered her baby.
5 blow/shock etc 给予打击/震惊等 [transitiveT]GIVE to give something such as a blow, shock, or warning to someone or something 给予〔打击、震惊或警告〕 He delivered a strong warning about the dangers facing the government.
6 deliver a judgment/verdict SCTJUDGEto officially state a formal decision or judgment 宣布判决/裁决 The jury delivered a verdict of unlawful killing.
7 person 人 [transitiveT]GIVE formal to put someone into someone else’s control 把〔某人〕交与 deliver somebody to somebody Sharett had betrayed him and delivered him to the enemy.
8 votes 投票 [transitiveT] especially American EnglishAmEPPV to get the votes or support of a particular group of people in an election 〔在竞选中〕得到…的票 He cannot deliver the Latino vote.
9 make SB free of STH 使某人脱离某事 [transitiveT]SAVE/RESCUE literary or biblical to help someone escape from something bad or evil 拯救，解救 deliver somebody from something ‘Deliver us from evil, ’ she prayed.
10 deliver something ↔ up phrasal verbphr v formal GIVEto give something to someone else 移交〔某物〕 A bankrupt must deliver up all his books, papers and records.
deliver up• Kim has done a lot of the running around, delivering or picking up documents.• Hold on to all these smells until the evening, when you can deliver them up on to the blank paper.
—deliverer noun [countableC]