What are some opposite words for retrieve?

Antonyms for retrieve
rɪˈtriv

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term retrieve.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recover, retrieve, find, regain(verb)

    get or find back; recover the use of

    "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"

    Synonyms:
    line up, detect, go back, find oneself, recoup, get, get hold, recollect, recuperate, find, reclaim, rule, notice, convalesce, call up, chance, determine, see, find out, come up, think, encounter, happen, feel, incur, observe, recall, witness, call back, recover, ascertain, bump, remember, regain, obtain, discover, receive

  2. retrieve(verb)

    go for and bring back

    "retrieve the car from the parking garage"

    Synonyms:
    call up, find, remember, recollect, call back, recall, think, recover, regain

  3. retrieve(verb)

    run after, pick up, and bring to the master

    "train the dog to retrieve"

    Synonyms:
    call up, find, remember, recollect, call back, recall, think, recover, regain

  4. remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    recover, cerebrate, suppose, mean, reckon, commemorate, mobilize, phone, return, recollect, find, call in, rally, hark back, call up, echo, guess, come back, call, think, intend, conceive, opine, bring forward, imagine, recall, mobilise, commend, believe, call back, think back, think of, ring, consider, remember, cogitate, withdraw, regain, telephone

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. retrieve

    The transitive use of recover in the sense of cure, heal, etc., as in 2 Kings v, 6, "That thou mayest recover him of his leprosy," is now practically obsolete. The chief transitive use of recover is in the sense to obtain again after losing, regain, repossess, etc.; as, to recover stolen goods; to recover health. The intransitive sense, be cured, be restored, etc., is very common; as, to recover from sickness, terror, or misfortune.

    Antonyms:
    die, fail, grow worse, relapse, sink

    Synonyms:
    be cured, be healed, be restored, cure, heal, reanimate, recover, recruit, recuperate, regain, repossess, restore, resume

    Preposition:
    From; rarely of; (Law) to recover judgment against, to recover damages of or from a person.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. retrieve

    Antonyms:
    lose, forfeit, abandon, betray, surrender, impair, deteriorate

    Synonyms:
    recover, regain, rescue, repair, restore

How to use retrieve in a sentence?

  1. Ernesto Flores:

    There are still 30 bodies to retrieve. It´s complicated because it´s at the bottom of the river.

  2. George Filenko:

    This video in particular is on a particular type of hard drive that they have the technology to retrieve it off of.

  3. William Barr:

    People who have lost the ability to speak can’t retrieve words or maintain a rhythm in their speech.

  4. George Filenko:

    Homeland Security has got advanced equipment, this video in particular is on a particular type of hard drive that they have the technology to retrieve it off of.

  5. John Lahiff:

    I drove a cart around there to retrieve the ball and I didn't see the croc sunbaking just on the edge of the water, i'll just stay away from them, that's all. Just don't hit balls in the water.

How to pronounce retrieve?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say retrieve in sign language?

  1. retrieve

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1763die
#2636fail
#3169lose
#7229sink
#8514retrieve
#11564surrender
#14530abandon
#25141relapse
#25560impair
#29516forfeit
#37100betray
#37387deteriorate

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