Deliverance

Definition of Deliverance

De`liv´er`ance
n.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.
4.The state of being delivered, or freed from restraint.
I do desire deliverance from these officers.
- Shak.
5.Anything delivered or communicated; esp., an opinion or decision expressed publicly.
6.(Metaph.) Any fact or truth which is decisively attested or intuitively known as a psychological or philosophical datum; as, the deliverance of consciousness.

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