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- n. One who delivers.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who delivers or rescues; a preserver.
- n. One who relates or communicates.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who delivers, rescues, or sets free; a savior or preserver.
- n. One who delivers by transferring or handing over: as, a deliverer of parcels or letters.
- n. One who declares or communicates.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person who gives up or transfers money or goods
- n. someone employed to make deliveries
- n. a person who rescues you from harm or danger
- n. a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29)
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That particular instance of God's care for his people Israel in raising up Cyrus to be their deliverer is here insisted upon as a great proof both of his sovereignty above all idols and of his power to protect his people.
One more tiny anecdote that proves that being the deliverer is much better than being the onlooker – when my first grandchild was born, I got to be in the delivery room.
You have been his deliverer from the sword, from chains, and from the waves.
The influence of the grave of a patriot, a statesman, a deliverer, is mysterious and powerful over the human mind The graves of some kings and conquerers do more for their people than the reign of some living monarchs.
The man you term your deliverer, I have seen; it appears, upon the whole, that he has acted from coercion, and that what share of guilt may attach to him, has been much extenuated by your deliverance. —
With this determined band of six hundred warriors, he traversed all the provinces between the rivers Biobio and Maulé, without doing any injury to the natives, who hailed him as their deliverer from the Spanish tyranny.
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Elated, however, with this imaginary triumph, the vain deliverer of Gaul advanced into the provinces of the South, to encounter a more pressing and personal danger.
Throughout subsequent centuries and manifold troubles, an idea arose that YHVH would one day send another 'deliverer' - one like Moses - who would save his people from their enemies.
Paramon Semyonitch steps forward, known as a deliverer from of old!
In the Ṛig Veda this same Indra is called a deliverer and advocate; a friend, a brother and a father; even a father and mother in one.