noun | de·liv·ery
: an act that shows a transferor's intent to make a transfer of property (as a gift); especially : the transfer of possession or exclusive control of property to another : the transfer of possession or exclusive control of property to another
— actual delivery
: a delivery (as by hand or shipment) of actual physical property (as jewelry or stock certificates)
— conditional delivery
: a delivery after which ownership will be transferred upon fulfillment of a condition — compare gift causa mortis at gift Note: A conditional delivery is usually made in order to make a transfer revocable.
— constructive delivery
: a delivery of a representation of property (as a written instrument) or means of possession (as a key) that is construed by a court as sufficient to show the transferor's intent or to put the property under the transferee's control — called also symbolic delivery