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Definition of Retrieve


  1. To find again; to recover; to regain; to restore from loss or injury; as, to retrieve one's character; to retrieve independence.
  2. To recall; to bring back.
  3. To remedy the evil consequence of, to repair, as a loss or damadge.
  4. To discover and bring in game that has been killed or wounded; as, a dog naturally inclined to retrieve.
  5. A seeking again; a discovery.
  6. The recovery of game once sprung; -- an old sporting term.

Retrieve Quotations

Whether it's by helping us search for health-related information, connecting us with doctors through online portals, or enabling us to store and retrieve our medical records online, the Internet is starting to show the promise it has to transform the way people interact with and improve their own health and wellness.
Dean Ornish

I think we manifest the very thing we put out. If you're putting out negativity, then you're going to retrieve that same sentiment. If you emanate joy, it comes back to you.
Robin Wright

For me, writing a novel goes on for years, and the solitude goes on, too. It tends to swallow me at times. I know it's a problem when my husband sends the dog in to retrieve me.
Sue Monk Kidd

I am my heart's undertaker. Daily I go and retrieve its tattered remains, place them delicately into its little coffin, and bury it in the depths of my memory, only to have to do it all again tomorrow.
Emilie Autumn

What made al Qaeda retrieve the doctrine of militant jihad, and Breivik the ideas of crusade and reconquest, is a sense of siege. So, we should help both Westerners and Muslims get rid of that sense by easing their political tensions and by fostering dialogue between them.
Mustafa Akyol
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Retrieve Translations

retrieve in German is wiedergewinnen, wiederauffinden, wiedergewinnen
retrieve in Italian is riavere
retrieve in Spanish is recuperar
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