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deliver verb (delivered, delivering) 1 to carry (goods, letters, etc) to a person or place. 2 to give or make (a speech, etc). 3 to help (a woman) at the birth of (a child). 4 tr & intr, colloq to keep or fulfil (a promise or undertaking). 5 formal to aim or direct (a blow, criticism, etc) towards someone or something. deliverable adj. deliverer noun. deliver the goods colloq to fulfil a promise or undertaking.
ETYMOLOGY: 13c: from French délivrer.

deliver someone from something formal or old use to set them free or rescue them.

deliver someone or something up formal to hand them or it over.