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Synonyms for retrieve

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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.

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

    die, fail, grow worse, relapse, sink

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. retrieve

    recover, regain, rescue, repair, restore

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recover, retrieve, find, regainverb

    get or find back; recover the use of

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

    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. retrieveverb

    go for and bring back

    "retrieve the car from the parking garage"

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

  3. retrieveverb

    run after, pick up, and bring to the master

    "train the dog to retrieve"

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

  4. remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, thinkverb

    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"

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. retrieveverb

    regain, recover, restore, repair, re-establish, get again

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  1. George Filenko:

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

  2. Ernesto Flores:

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

  3. Kyaw Kyaw:

    It's impossible to find a body in this mud. If a body floats up, we try our best to retrieve it.

  4. Rank Secure CEO Baruch Labunski:

    Even if there’s a Wi-Fi or internet outage or slowdown, having important documents in your digital wallet means you can retrieve them no matter what.

  5. Susan Helbig:

    After Dillon told me that he put his book at the library, I had called to see if we could retrieve it, thinking it was in the lost and found, they did find the book, they loved the content of it, they loved the book itself.

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  • zurückholenGerman
  • διορθώνω, επανορθώνω, παίρνω, πίσωGreek
  • recuperarSpanish
  • pelastus, noutaa, palauttaa mieleensä, muistaa, [[hankkia]] [[takaisin]], [[saada]] [[takaisin]], korjata, palautus, pelastaaFinnish
  • récupérer, retrouverFrench
  • վերհիշել, հետ բերել, փրկել, վերականգնել, վերադարձնելArmenian
  • mendapatkan kembaliIndonesian
  • riottenere, raccattare, rintracciare e riportare, riportare, rintracciare e recuperare, rimediare, recuperare, riguadagnare, rintracciareItalian
  • להחזירHebrew
  • rechtzetten, terugbrengen, bergen, apporteren, herstellen, redden, redding, opduikelen, terugkrijgenDutch
  • uratować, przynosić, przypominać, ratować, odzyskać, przypomnieć, zaradzić, odzyskiwać, naprawić, przynieść, naprawiaćPolish
  • recuperar, remediar, resgatarPortuguese
  • исправля́ть, отыска́ть, спасти́, вспомина́ть, испра́вить, возвраща́ть, приноси́ть, вспо́мнить, оты́скивать, верну́ть, спаса́ть, принести́Russian
  • prinestiSlovene
  • minnasSwedish
  • geri almakTurkish
  • 取回Chinese

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