Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb retrieve

4 senses of retrieve

Sense 1
recover, retrieve, find, regain -- (get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly")
       => get, acquire -- (come into the possession of something concrete or abstract; "She got a lot of paintings from her uncle"; "They acquired a new pet"; "Get your results the next day"; "Get permission to take a few days off from work")

Sense 2
retrieve -- (go for and bring back; "retrieve the car from the parking garage")
       => bring, get, convey, fetch -- (go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat")

Sense 3
retrieve -- (run after, pick up, and bring to the master; "train the dog to retrieve")
       => bring, get, convey, fetch -- (go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat")

Sense 4
remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think -- (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")

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