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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.
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Retrieve Translations

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