HyperDic: retrieve

English > 4 senses of the word retrieve:
VERBpossessionretrieve, recover, find, regainget or find back
contactretrievego for and bring back
contactretrieverun after, pick up, and bring to the master
cognitionretrieve, remember, recall, call back, call up, recollect, thinkrecall knowledge from memory
retrieve > pronunciation
Soundsrihtriy'v; riytriy'v
Rhymesachieve ... weave: 34 rhymes with iyv...
English > retrieve: 4 senses > verb 1, possession
Meaningget or find back; recover the use of.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
Synonymsrecover, find, regain
NarroweraccessObtain or retrieve from a storage device
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Similar tofind, regaincome upon after searching
Spanishrecobrar, reconquistar, recuperar
Catalanrecobrar, recuperar
Nounsretrievalthe act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)
English > retrieve: 4 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningGo for and bring back.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"retrieve the car from the parking garage"
Broaderbring, get, convey, fetchgo or come after and bring or take back
Similar toretrieveRun after, pick up, and bring to the master
English > retrieve: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningRun after, pick up, and bring to the master.
PatternSomething ----s; Something ----s something
Example"train the dog to retrieve"
Broaderbring, get, convey, fetchgo or come after and bring or take back
Similar toretrieveGo for and bring back
Nounsretrievera dog with heavy water-resistant coat that can be trained to retrieve game
English > retrieve: 4 senses > verb 4, cognition
Meaningrecall knowledge from memory; have a recollection.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s VERB-ing
ModelThey won't retrieve the story
Synonymsremember, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think
Caused byremindput in the mind of someone
Narrowerknowperceive as familiar / familiar
recognize, recogniseperceive to be the same
review, brush up, refreshrefresh one's memory
Oppositeforget, block, blank out, draw a blankBe unable to remember
Spanishacordarse, acordar, evocar, recordar, rememorar
Catalanrecordar, rememorar
Nounsretrievalthe cognitive operation of accessing information in memory

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