Delivery Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Delivery, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Delivery?

n. The act of physically handing over money, document or object to complete a transaction. For example: if payment has been made, the delivery of a deed transfers title, and the delivery of goods makes the sale complete. Unless agreed to by the parties, symbolic or constructive delivery falls short of completion.