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.
5. Anything delivered or communicated; especially, an opinion or decision expressed publicly.