verb (used with object), re·trieved, re·triev·ing.
verb (used without object), re·trieved, re·triev·ing.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
Origin of retrieve
synonym study for retrieve
OTHER WORDS FROM retrieve
Example sentences from the Web for retrieve
There was no sign of Ferrier, and Hogue gave up the idea of retrieving her as well.
Many in the audience nodded in approval, and then Bergdahl talked about the work of retrieving his son.
Retrieving him at least reminds soldiers that we will never abandon them to their fates, right or wrong.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night|Nathan Bradley Bethea|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The hacker code that pulled and published millions was retrieving numbers at a rate of 1,500 each minute.
She said in documents that he had kicked her out of the home then prevented her at gunpoint from retrieving her young child.
Then, retrieving their net, they once more fastened Raf into it and turned downstream, as intent as ever upon reaching the sea.Star Born|Andre Norton
I stood up and began retrieving the torn papers; they passed them back to me without saying anything.The Professional Approach|Charles Leonard Harness
He saw his errors now—only too plainly—but they were beyond retrieving.The Varmint|Owen Johnson
On this impossibility of retrieving the past the force of the argument entirely depends.The Expositor's Bible: The Epistle to the Hebrews|Thomas Charles Edwards
He was dropping the ball and picking it up, bouncing it on the ground and catching it, retrieving it in every manner imaginable.Red Dynamite|Roy J. Snell