Definition of Deliverance

1. Noun. Recovery or preservation from loss or danger. "A surgeon's job is the saving of lives"


Definition of Deliverance

1. n. The act of delivering or freeing from restraint, captivity, peril, and the like; rescue; as, the deliverance of a captive.

Definition of Deliverance

1. Noun. Act of delivering, the state of being delivered, or something delivered. ¹

2. Noun. Extrication from danger, imprisonment, rescue etc. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Deliverance

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Medical Definition of Deliverance

1. 1. The act of delivering or freeing from restraint, captivity, peril, and the like; rescue; as, the deliverance of a captive. "He hath sent me to heal the broken-hearted, to preach deliverance to the captives." (Luke iv. 18) "One death or one deliverance we will share." (Dryden) 2. Act of bringing forth children. 3. Act of speaking; utterance. In this and in the preceding sense delivery is the word more commonly used. 4. The state of being delivered, or freed from restraint. "I do desire deliverance from these officers." (Shak) 5. Anything delivered or communicated; especially, an opinion or decision expressed publicly. 6. Any fact or truth which is decisively attested or intuitively known as a psychological or philosophical datum; as, the deliverance of consciousness. Origin: F. Delivrance, fr. Delivrer. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deliverance

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Literary usage of Deliverance

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1. Dictionary of the Apostolic Church by James Hastings, John Alexander Selbie, John Chisholm Lambert (1918)
"The exceptions in the Acts are 4s 149, where it is used for healing from bodily infirmity, and 27». 81( where it ig used for deliverance from shipwreck. ..."

2. Sociological Study of the Bible by Lucy Blanche (Littelton) Masterman, Louis Wallis, William Shakespeare (1912)
"CHAPTER XXIV THE STRUGGLE FOR deliverance The Jews longed for deliverance from trouble.—In the midst of social conditions like those at which we have just ..."

3. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1860)
"dren rejoiced, and Mr. Great-heart also praised God for the deliverance he had wrought. When this was done, they amongst them erected a pillar, and fastened ..."

4. The Reign of William Rufus and the Accession of Henry the First by Edward Augustus Freeman (1882)
"THE story of the deliverance of Worcester is one of those stories in which we can trace the early stages of legendary growth. ..."

5. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1854)
"The devotion of the Romans ascribed this signal deliverance to the Virgin Mary; ... His anxiety was relieved by the deliverance of Constantinople; ..."

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