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Overview of verb retrieve

The verb retrieve has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (10) recover, retrieve, find, regain

(get or find back; recover the use of; "She regained control of herself"; "She found her voice and replied quickly")

2. retrieve

(go for and bring back; "retrieve the car from the parking garage")

3. retrieve

(run after, pick up, and bring to the master; "train the dog to retrieve")

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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