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Synonyms of 'delivery'

(noun) 
Definition
the act of delivering goods or mail
the delivery of goods and resources
Synonyms
handing over
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transfer
Arrange for the transfer of medical records to your new doctor.
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distribution
He admitted there had been problems with distribution.
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transmission
the transmission of knowledge and skills
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dispatch
The parcel is ready for dispatch.
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conveyance
the conveyance of bicycles on local trains
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transmittal
(noun) 
Definition
something that is delivered
a delivery of fresh eggs
Synonyms
consignment
The first consignment of food has already left Bologna.
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shipment
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batch
the current batch of trainee priests
(noun) 
Definition
manner or style in public speaking
His speeches were magnificent but his delivery was hopeless.
Synonyms
speech
His speech became increasingly thick and nasal.
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expression
She puts a lot of expression into her playing.
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pronunciation
You'll have to forgive my bad French pronunciation.
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utterance
the simple utterance of a few platitudes
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articulation
an actor able to sustain clear articulation over long periods
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diction
Clear diction is important in public speaking.
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elocution
He took courses in elocution and acting at the London Academy.
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enunciation
,
vocalization
(noun) 
Definition
the act of giving birth to a baby
She had an easy delivery.
Synonyms
childbirth
My grandmother died in childbirth.
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labour
By the time she realised she was in labour, it was too late.
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confinement
His pregnant wife is near her confinement.
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parturition
(noun) 
Definition
the act or manner of bowling a ball
a fast, inswinging delivery from the bowler
Synonyms
throw
One of the judges thought it was a foul throw.
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pitch
On the second pitch, Hernandez threw a ball to the backstop.
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toss
Decisions are almost made with the toss of a die.
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lob (informal)
(noun) 
Synonyms
release
the secret negotiations necessary to secure the release of the hostages
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rescue
the rescue of the crew of a ship
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liberation
Passover recalls the liberation from slavery in Egypt.
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deliverance
their sudden deliverance from war

Additional synonyms

in the sense of articulation
Definition
the expressing of an idea in words
an actor able to sustain clear articulation over long periods
Synonyms
voicing,
enunciation,
vocalization,
verbalization
in the sense of batch
Definition
a group of similar objects or people dispatched or dealt with at the same time
the current batch of trainee priests
in the sense of cast
Synonyms

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