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VERB (4)

1. get or find back; recover the use of;
- Example: "She regained control of herself"
- Example: "She found her voice and replied quickly"
[syn: recover, retrieve, find, regain]

2. go for and bring back;
- Example: "retrieve the car from the parking garage"

3. run after, pick up, and bring to the master;
- Example: "train the dog to retrieve"

4. recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection;
- Example: "I can't remember saying any such thing"
- Example: "I can't think what her last name was"
- Example: "can you remember her phone number?"
- Example: "Do you remember that he once loved you?"
- Example: "call up memories"
[syn: remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Retrieve \Re*trieve"\, v. i. (Sport.) To discover and bring in game that has been killed or wounded; as, a dog naturally inclined to retrieve. --Walsh. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Retrieve \Re*trieve"\, n. 1. A seeking again; a discovery. [Obs.] --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster] 2. The recovery of game once sprung; -- an old sporting term. [Obs.] --Nares. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Retrieve \Re*trieve"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Retrieved; p. pr. & vb. n. Retrieving.] [OE. retreven, OF. retrover to find again, recover (il retroevee finds again), F. retrouver; pref. re- re- + OF. trover to find, F. trouver. See Trover.] 1. To find again; to recover; to regain; to restore from loss or injury; as, to retrieve one's character; to retrieve independence. [1913 Webster] With late repentance now they would retrieve The bodies they forsook, and wish to live. --Dryden [1913 Webster] 2. To recall; to bring back. [1913 Webster] To retrieve them from their cold, trivial conceits. --Berkeley. [1913 Webster] 3. To remedy the evil consequence of, to repair, as a loss or damadge. [1913 Webster] Accept my sorrow, and retrieve my fall. --Prior. [1913 Webster] There is much to be done . . . and much to be retrieved. --Burke. [1913 Webster] Syn: To recover; regain; recruit; repair; restore. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

retrieve v 1: get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly" [syn: recover, retrieve, find, regain] 2: go for and bring back; "retrieve the car from the parking garage" 3: run after, pick up, and bring to the master; "train the dog to retrieve" 4: recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories" [syn: remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think] [ant: blank out, block, draw a blank, forget]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

64 Moby Thesaurus words for "retrieve": bring, bring back, call for, chase after, cover, deliver, extract, extricate, fetch, fetch and carry, free, get, get back, go after, go and get, go fetch, go for, go get, go to get, liberate, make up, obtain, pay for, pick up, procure, ransom, reactivate, recapture, reclaim, recoup, recover, recruit, recuperate, recycle, redeem, regain, rekindle, release, renew, renovate, reoccupy, repay, replevin, replevy, repossess, rescue, restore, resume, resurrect, resuscitate, retake, return, revindicate, revitalize, revive, revivify, run after, salvage, save, secure, set free, shag, take back, win back
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

Retrieve A query language inspired JPLDIS which led to Vulcan and then to dBASE II, developed by Tymshare Corp in the 1960s. (1998-04-29)