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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun De*liv"er*y
  1. The act of delivering from restraint; rescue; release; liberation; as, the delivery of a captive from his dungeon.
  2. The act of delivering up or over; surrender; transfer of the body or substance of a thing; distribution; as, the delivery of a fort, of hostages, of a criminal, of goods, of letters.
  3. The act or style of utterance; manner of speaking; as, a good delivery; a clear delivery.
  4. The act of giving birth; parturition; the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes.
  5. The act of exerting one's strength or limbs."Neater limbs and freer delivery." [Sir H. Wotton.]
  6. The act or manner of delivering a ball; as, the pitcher has a swift delivery .
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The act of delivering a child
  2. Recovery or preservation from loss or danger
  3. (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
  4. The act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail) ("his reluctant delivery of bad news")
  5. The voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
  6. Your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
  7. The event of giving birth ("she had a difficult delivery")

From Anglo-Norman, from Old French delivrer.

  1. The act of conveying something.
    The was completed by four.
    of a nuclear missile to its target
  2. The item which has been conveyed.
    Your is on the table.
  3. The act of giving birth
    The was painful.
  4. (baseball) A pitching motion.
    His has a catch in it.
  5. (baseball) A thrown pitch.
    Here is the ; ... strike three!
  6. The manner of speaking.
    The actor's was flawless.
  7. (medicine) The administration of a drug.
    Drug system.
  8. (cricket) A ball bowled.
  9. (curling) The process of throwing a stone.
  10. (genetics) Process of introducing foreign DNA into host cells.

Fun Facts about the name Delivery

  • How unique is the name Delivery? Out of 5,933,561 records in the U.S. Social Security Administration public data, the first name Delivery was not present. It is possible the name you are searching has less than five occurrences per year.
  • Weird things about the name Delivery: Your name in reverse order is Yreviled. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Viyerdle. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Delivery born Sep 4, 1946

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of France approximately on 1475. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.