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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 re·trieve /rɪˈtriv/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·trieve, n.
 1. A seeking again; a discovery. [Obs.]
 2. The recovery of game once sprung; -- an old sporting term. [Obs.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·trieve v. t. [imp. & p. p. Retrieved p. pr. & vb. n. Retrieving.]
 1. To find again; to recover; to regain; to restore from loss or injury; as, to retrieve one's character; to retrieve independence.
 With late repentance now they would retrieve
 The bodies they forsook, and wish to live.   --Dryden
 2. To recall; to bring back.
    To retrieve them from their cold, trivial conceits.   --Berkeley.
 3. To remedy the evil consequence of, to repair, as a loss or damadge.
    Accept my sorrow, and retrieve my fall.   --Prior.
    There is much to be done . . . and much to be retrieved.   --Burke.
 Syn: -- To recover; regain; recruit; repair; restore.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Re·trieve v. i. Sport. To discover and bring in game that has been killed or wounded; as, a dog naturally inclined to retrieve.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control
           of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly"
           [syn: recover, find, regain]
      2: of trained dogs
      3: 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"
         [syn: remember, recall, call back, call up, recollect,
          think] [ant: forget]