US: /dɪˈɫɪvɝ/
UK: /dɪlˈɪvɐ/

English Vietnamese dictionary

deliver /di'livə/
  • ngoại động từ
    • (+ from) cứu, cứu khỏi, giải thoát
    • phân phát (thư), phân phối, giao (hàng)
    • đọc, phát biểu, giãi bày, bày tỏ
      • to deliver a speech: đọc một bài diễn văn
      • to deliver oneself of an opinion: giãi bày ý kiến
      • to deliver a judgement: tuyên án
    • giáng, ném, phóng, bắn ra; mở (cuộc tấn công)
      • to deliver an assault on the enemy: mở cuộc tấn công quân địch
    • có công suất là (máy nước, máy điện...); cung cấp (điện) cho (máy...)
    • (kỹ thuật) dỡ, tháo... (ở khuôn ra)
    • to be delivered of
      • sinh đẻ ((nghĩa đen) & (nghĩa bóng))
    • to be delivered of a child: sinh một đứa con
    • to be delivered of a poem: rặn ra được một bài thơ
    • to deliver over
      • giao trả, chuyển giao, chuyển nhượng
    • to deliver over an estate to one's son: chuyển nhượng tài sản cho con trai
    • to deliver up
      • trả lại, giao nộp
    • to deliver oneself up: đầu hàng
    • to deliver something up to somebody: nộp cái gì cho ai
    • to deliver battle
      • giao chiến
    • to deliver the goods
      • (nghĩa bóng) thực hiện điều cam kết

Advanced English dictionary

+ verb
take goods / letters
1 ~ (sth) (to sb/sth) to take goods, letters, etc. to the person or people they have been sent to; to take sb somewhere: [VN] Leaflets have been delivered to every household. + Do you have your milk delivered? + [V] We promise to deliver within 48 hours.
give speech
2 [VN] to give a speech, talk, etc. or other official statement: She is due to deliver a lecture on genetic engineering. + He delivered his lines confidently. + The jury finally delivered its verdict.
keep promise
3 ~ (on sth) to do what you promised to do or what you are expected to do; to produce or provide what people expect you to: [V] He has promised to finish the job by June and I am sure he will deliver. + She always delivers on her promises. + [VN] If you can't deliver improved sales figures, you're fired. + The team delivered a stunning victory last night. + Successive administrations have failed to deliver adequate funding for education. + the failure of successive governments to deliver economic growth
give to sb's control
4 [VN] ~ sb/sth (up / over) (to sb) (formal) to give sb/sth to sb else so that they are under this person's control: They delivered their prisoner over to the invading army.
5 [VN] ~ a baby to help a woman to give birth to a baby: The baby was delivered by Caesarean section.
6 [VN] be delivered of a baby (formal) to give birth to a baby: She was delivered of a healthy boy.
7 [VN] to throw or aim sth: He delivered the blow (= hit sb hard) with all his force.
8 [VN] ~ sb (from sth) (old use) to rescue sb from sth bad: Deliver us from evil.
Idioms see GOODS, SIGN v.

Thesaurus dictionary

1 carry, bring, convey, distribute, give or hand out; purvey, take round; cart, transport:
Only in a few places in the world do they still deliver milk to the door.
2 hand over, give, surrender, cede, yield, make over, relinquish, give up or over, commit, transfer, turn over, resign:
We were forced to deliver our children to the enemy as hostages.
3 set free, liberate, enfranchise, extricate, release, save, rescue; emancipate, manumit, redeem; disencumber, disburden, ransom:
They were delivered from certain death by the arrival of the helicopter. Modern appliances have delivered millions of women from the drudgery of housework.
4 give, present, utter, read, broadcast; proclaim, announce, declare, set forth, communicate, make known, express, publish, hand over, hand out, promulgate, pronounce, enunciate:
He has to deliver a speech tonight. The police delivered an ultimatum to the terrorists.
5 give, administer, inflict, deal, direct, send, launch, impart, throw; cast, hurl, shoot, discharge, fire:
He delivered a blow on the chin that knocked me out. The ball was delivered with enormous speed.
6 bring forth, bear, give birth to, bring into the world:
In the next three years, she delivered three more girls.
7 produce, perform, put one's money where one's mouth is:
Roger had better deliver, or we shall have to take drastic measures.

Collocation dictionary

1 goods/letters


free of charge
The company will deliver free of charge.
| by hand
The package had been delivered by hand.


The letter was delivered to his office.


have sth delivered
You can either collect the goods or have them delivered.

2 baby


The baby was delivered safely on Tuesday night.
| by Caesarean (section)

Concise English dictionary

+deliver (a speech, oration, or idea)
+bring to a destination, make a delivery
+to surrender someone or something to another
+free from harm or evil
+hand over to the authorities of another country
+pass down
+utter (an exclamation, noise, etc.)
+save from sins
+carry out or perform
+relinquish possession or control over
+throw or hurl from the mound to the batter, as in baseball