from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of delivering or the condition of being delivered.
- n. Rescue from bondage or danger.
- n. A publicly expressed opinion or judgment, such as the verdict of a jury.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Act of delivering, the state of being delivered, or something delivered.
- n. Extrication from danger, imprisonment, rescue etc.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of delivering or freeing from restraint, captivity, peril, and the like; rescue.
- n. Act of bringing forth children.
- n. Act of speaking; utterance.
- n. The state of being delivered, or freed from restraint.
- n. Anything delivered or communicated; esp., an opinion or decision expressed publicly.
- n. Any fact or truth which is decisively attested or intuitively known as a psychological or philosophical datum.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The act of setting free; release or rescue, as from captivity, oppression, danger, or evil of any kind.
- n. Acquittal of a prisoner by the verdict of a jury.
- n. Parturition; childbirth; delivery.
- n. Hence The act of disburdening of anything; especially, the act of disburdening the mind by uttering one's thoughts.
- n. The act of giving or transferring from one to another.
- n. Utterance; declaration; also, a particular statement, especially of opinion; specifically, an authoritative or official utterance by speech or writing; a decision in a controversy.
- n. In Scots law, the expressed decision of a judge or an arbitrator, interim or final. When interim, it is technically called an interlocutor.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. recovery or preservation from loss or danger
All his deliverance is ascribed to God, and this sublime poetical representation is given to inspire the pious with confidence and the wicked with dread.
Rudy McBagel: im sure chucky raped ned beaty in deliverance
If they desire to discriminate unlawfully in deliverance of their “social services,” tell them to take a hike.
The deliverance from the Assyrians had already taken place prior to the birth of Christ.
Brad: The deliverance from the Assyrians had already taken place prior to the birth of Christ.
To Trapped Chilean Miners SAN JOSE MINE, Chile — A powerful rescue drill broke through to the deep underground chamber where 33 miners have been tr apped for more than two months, signaling that their deliverance is closer than ever at hand.
There is not going to be any deliverance from the global warming crisis (or any other crisis, real or imagined) through the efforts of any individual or group.
Screw you guys!!!! matt it was a spoof of the rape scene in deliverance if you want to know. every single rape scene was a spoof of a rape scene in a movie.
The various dictionary definitions of the word, salvation, are: (1) deliverance from the power and effects of sin; (2) liberation from ignorance or illusion; (3) preservation from destruction or failure; (4) deliverance from danger or difficulty.
He aged his hair turned white overnight, he could do nothing weak, bedridden and await deliverance from the evil deeds of Yazid his captor.