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 Dictionary entry overview: What does deliverance mean? 

  The noun DELIVERANCE has 1 sense:

1. recovery or preservation from loss or danger

  Familiarity information: DELIVERANCE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Recovery or preservation from loss or danger

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


deliverance; rescue; saving; delivery

Context examples:

work is the deliverance of mankind / a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

Hypernyms ("deliverance" is a kind of...):

recovery; retrieval (the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "deliverance"):

lifesaving (saving the lives of drowning persons)

redemption; salvation ((Christianity) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil)

reclamation; reformation (rescuing from error and returning to a rightful course)

salvage (the act of rescuing a ship or its crew or its cargo from a shipwreck or a fire)

salvage (the act of saving goods or property that were in danger of damage or destruction)

salvation (saving someone or something from harm of from an unpleasant situation)

search and rescue mission (a rescue mission to search for survivors and to rescue them)

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