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Relating to sending or taking - thesaurus

Synonyms

delivery

noun

the process of bringing goods or letters to a place

referral

noun

the process of sending someone to another person or place for help, information, or advice

consignment

noun

the act of delivering goods to someone who has bought them

post

noun

the process of delivering letters to someone’s house

remittance

noun

the process of sending a payment by post

drop

noun

the act of leaving or delivering something in a place that has been agreed, especially something secret or illegal

drop-off

adjective

used about the time or place that you deliver something somewhere

to your door

if a company delivers things to your door, it delivers them directly to your house

nondelivery

noun

failure to deliver something

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gaslight

to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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