Definitions for retrieverɪˈtriv

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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"

  2. retrieve(verb)

    go for and bring back

    "retrieve the car from the parking garage"

  3. retrieve(verb)

    run after, pick up, and bring to the master

    "train the dog to retrieve"

  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"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. retrieve(Noun)

    A retrieval

  2. retrieve(Noun)

    The return of a difficult ball

  3. retrieve(Verb)

    To regain or get back something.

  4. retrieve(Verb)

    To rescue (a) creature(s)

  5. retrieve(Verb)

    To salvage something

  6. retrieve(Verb)

    To remedy or rectify something.

  7. retrieve(Verb)

    To remember or recall something.

  8. retrieve(Verb)

    To fetch or carry back something.

  9. retrieve(Verb)

    To fetch and bring in game.

    The cook cares not what's shot, only what's actually retrieved

  10. retrieve(Verb)

    To fetch and bring in game systematically.

    Hound breeds called 'retrievers' were selected for retrieving

  11. retrieve(Verb)

    To fetch or carry back systematically, notably as a game.

    Most dogs love retrieving, never mind the (improvised) toy

  12. retrieve(Verb)

    To make a difficult but successful return of the ball.

  13. Origin: Recorded in c.1410 as retreve (altered to retrive in the 16th century; modern form is from c.1650), from retruev-, stem of (=modern) retrouver "to find again", itself from re- "again" + trouver "to find" (probably from Vulgar *)

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Retrieve(verb)

    to find again; to recover; to regain; to restore from loss or injury; as, to retrieve one's character; to retrieve independence

  2. Retrieve(verb)

    to recall; to bring back

  3. Retrieve(verb)

    to remedy the evil consequence of, to repair, as a loss or damadge

  4. Retrieve(verb)

    to discover and bring in game that has been killed or wounded; as, a dog naturally inclined to retrieve

  5. Retrieve(noun)

    a seeking again; a discovery

  6. Retrieve(noun)

    the recovery of game once sprung; -- an old sporting term

Translations for retrieve

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  • zurückholenGerman
  • επανορθώνω, διορθώνω, παίρνω, πίσωGreek
  • recuperarSpanish
  • pelastaa, muistaa, noutaa, [[saada]] [[takaisin]], korjata, palauttaa mieleensä, [[hankkia]] [[takaisin]], pelastus, palautusFinnish
  • récupérer, retrouverFrench
  • վերհիշել, վերականգնել, վերադարձնել, հետ բերել, փրկելArmenian
  • mendapatkan kembaliIndonesian
  • rintracciare e recuperare, recuperare, riguadagnare, rintracciare, rimediare, riottenere, raccattare, rintracciare e riportare, riportareItalian
  • terugbrengen, opduikelen, terugkrijgen, rechtzetten, redding, redden, herstellen, apporteren, bergenDutch
  • uratować, naprawić, przynieść, odzyskiwać, ratować, naprawiać, odzyskać, przypomnieć, zaradzić, przypominać, przynosićPolish
  • recuperar, resgatar, remediarPortuguese
  • принести́, исправля́ть, верну́ть, приноси́ть, спасти́, испра́вить, возвраща́ть, спаса́ть, вспомина́ть, отыска́ть, вспо́мнить, оты́скиватьRussian
  • prinestiSlovene
  • minnasSwedish

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