deliver vs deport what difference

what is difference between deliver and deport

English

Alternative forms

  • delivre (archaic)

Etymology

From Middle English deliveren, from Anglo-Norman and Old French delivrer, from Latin + līberō (to set free).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /dɪˈlɪvə(ɹ)/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /dɪˈlɪvɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪvə(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: de‧liv‧er

Verb

deliver (third-person singular simple present delivers, present participle delivering, simple past and past participle delivered)

  1. To set free from restraint or danger.
    Synonyms: free, liberate, release
  2. (process) To do with birth.
    1. To assist in the birth of.
    2. (formal, with “of”) To assist (a female) in bearing, that is, in bringing forth (a child).
      • Sche was delivered sauf and sone
    3. To give birth to.
  3. To free from or disburden of anything.
    • 1622, Henry Peacham, The Compleat Gentleman
      Tully was long ere he could be delivered of a few verses, and those poor ones.
  4. To bring or transport something to its destination.
  5. To hand over or surrender (someone or something) to another.
  6. (intransitive, informal) To produce what was expected or required.
    • 2004, Detroit News, Detroit Pistons: Champions at Work (page 86)
      “You know, he plays great sometimes when he doesn’t score,” Brown said. “Tonight, with Rip (Richard Hamilton) struggling, we needed somebody to step up, and he really did. He really delivered.”
  7. To express in words or vocalizations, declare, utter, or vocalize.
  8. To give forth in action or exercise; to discharge.
    • shaking his head and delivering some show of tears
  9. To discover; to show.
  10. (obsolete) To admit; to allow to pass.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Francis Bacon to this entry?)
  11. (medicine) To administer a drug.

Synonyms

  • (to set free): free, loose, rid, outbring
  • (to express): utter, outbring
  • (produce what was required): come through, come up with the goods

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • delivre, livered, relived, reviled


English

Etymology

Borrowed from French déporter. With the meaning of “behave”, from Old French deporter (behave), from Latin deportō, from de- + portō.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /dɪˈpɔɹt/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /dɪˈpɔːt/
  • (rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /dɪˈpoɹt/
  • (non-rhotic, without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /dɪˈpoət/

Verb

deport (third-person singular simple present deports, present participle deporting, simple past and past participle deported)

  1. (reflexive, now rare) To comport (oneself); to behave.
    • December 30, 1710, Alexander Pope, letter to Henry Cromwell
      Let an ambassador deport himself in the most graceful manner before a prince.
  2. (transitive) To evict, especially from a country.
    • 2019, Jane MacLaren Walsh and Brett Topping, The Man Who Invented Aztec Crystal Skulls: The Adventures of Eugène Boban
      Boturini was accused of entering the country without permission, jailed, and deported to Spain eight years after his arrival in Mexico.

Translations

Anagrams

  • de trop, ported, red top, red-top, redtop, troped

Catalan

Noun

deport m (plural deports)

  1. sport

Synonyms

  • esport

Old French

Noun

deport m (oblique plural deporz or deportz, nominative singular deporz or deportz, nominative plural deport)

  1. enjoyment; fun

Descendants

  • English: sport (from the alternative Old French desport)
  • Portuguese: desporto (from the alternative Old French desport)

Old Occitan

Noun

deport m (oblique plural deports, nominative singular deports, nominative plural deport)

  1. enjoyment; fun
    • 12th century, Bernard de Ventadour, Ges de chantar no.m pren talans
      Que d’aqui mou deportz e chans

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