deliver

The sale of a futures or forward contract may require the seller to deliver the commodity during the delivery month, if the short position is not offset prior to that time. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary

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deliver de‧liv‧er [dɪˈlɪvə ǁ -ər] verb
1. [transitive] to take goods or mail to a place:

• An average of 52 tankers a day deliver 462 million gallons of crude oil, gasoline and other petroleum products to the U.S.

• The new computers will be delivered next week.

2. [intransitive, transitive] to provide or achieve something that other people benefit from:

• Since January 2005, the fund has delivered an annual return of 14.7%.

• Good government can deliver a high level of services while maintaining fiscal discipline.

deliver on

• The question is whether the company can deliver on these commitments.

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deliver UK US /dɪˈlɪvər/ verb
[I or T] to take goods, letters, parcels, etc. to a place: deliver goods/mail/products »

Manufacturers can deliver goods directly from factories.

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Most stores will deliver between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.

deliver sth to sb/sth »

Together, the three groups deliver 340,000 meals a year to homebound people.

[T] to provide a service: »

We want world-class wages and conditions for our people to match the world class services that they deliver.

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The company is working tirelessly to deliver improved services for passengers.

[I or T] to achieve, provide, or produce something: »

The price wars we see among retailers are a direct result of their need to maximise market share and deliver profits to shareholders.

deliver a rise/increase in sth »

We have been able to deliver a 40% rise in revenues and profits for the seventh successive year.

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deliver growth/returns/savings

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deliver benefits/results/improvements

[I] to do something that has been promised: »

The main complaint from analysts is that the company says all the right things but fails to deliver.

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In particular, critics cite his failure to deliver on a promise to attract half-a-million customers for the new service by last summer.

[I or T] to manufacture and supply something to a customer: »

Boeing predicts that manufacturers will deliver 28,600 airplanes worth $2.8 trillion by 2026.

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Our key aim is to deliver a quality product to the consumer.

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Officials say the merger should be invisible, as the new company will continue to deliver electricity and gas to customers and be regulated by the same body.

[T] to make a speech or an official statement: deliver a briefing/report/speech »

She is due to deliver a keynote speech to finance ministers this afternoon.

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The water industry regulator is due to deliver his verdict on the proposed takeover today.

deliver content — Cf. deliver content
deliver a blow to sb/sth — Cf. deliver a blow to sth
deliver the goods — Cf. deliver the goods

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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  • Deliver — De*liv er, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Delivered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Delivering}.] [F. d[ e]livrer, LL. deliberare to liberate, give over, fr. L. de + liberare to set free. See {Liberate}.] 1. To set free from restraint; to set at liberty; to release; to …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • deliver — de·liv·er vt ered, er·ing: to transfer possession of (property) to another: put into the possession or exclusive control of another a deed must be deliver ed to be effective W. M. McGovern, Jr. et al. see also gift compare bail …   Law dictionary

  • deliver — [v1] transfer, carry bear, bring, cart, come across with*, convey, dish out*, distribute, drop, fork over*, gimme*, give, hand, hand carry, hand over, pass, put on, put out, remit, transport, truck; concepts 108,217 Ant. hold, keep, retain… …   New thesaurus

  • deliver — [di liv′ər] vt. [ME delivren < OFr délivrer < VL deliberare, to liberate < de , intens. + liberare, to LIBERATE] 1. to set free or save from evil, danger, or restraint; liberate [delivered from bondage] 2. to assist (a female) at the… …   English World dictionary

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  • Deliver — De*liv er, a. [OF. delivre free, unfettered. See {Deliver}, v. t.] Free; nimble; sprightly; active. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Wonderly deliver and great of strength. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Deliver — Album par The Mamas the Papas Sortie février 1967 Durée 35:04 Genre folk rock pop psychédélique Producteur Lou Adler …   Wikipédia en Français

  • deliver — in addition to its established physical meanings to do with bringing and providing things, has developed a vogue intransitive use (without an object) equivalent to ‘provide what is agreed or expected’: • Mrs. Gandhi could not deliver on her… …   Modern English usage

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