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delivery
WordNet 2.0
  • the act of delivering a child
  • recovery or preservation from loss or danger
  • "work is the deliverance of mankind"
  • "a surgeon''s job is the saving of lives"
  • (baseball) the throwing of a baseball by a pitcher to a batter
  • the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
  • "his reluctant delivery of bad news"
  • the voluntary transfer of something (title or possession) from one party to another
  • your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
  • "his manner of speaking was quite abrupt"
  • "her speech was barren of southernisms"
  • "I detected a slight accent in his speech"
  • the event of giving birth
  • "she had a difficult delivery"
delivery
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
  • 1. The act of delivering from restraint; rescue; release; liberation; as, the delivery of a captive from his dungeon.

    2. The act of delivering up or over; surrender; transfer of the body or substance of a thing; distribution; as, the delivery of a fort, of hostages, of a criminal, of goods, of letters.

    3. The act or style of utterance; manner of speaking; as, a good delivery; a clear delivery.

    4. The act of giving birth; parturition; the expulsion or extraction of a fetus and its membranes.

    5. The act of exerting one's strength or limbs.

    "Neater limbs and freer delivery." -- Sir H. Wotton.

    6. The act or manner of delivering a ball; as, the pitcher has a swift delivery.

 

I really think happiness is very closely aligned with success, and may almost be an interchangeable synonym. Happiness (like success) also comes from doing what we feel called to do in life; however, it's also obvious no one can experience one without the other.

Donna Fargo
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