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  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Retrieve  \Re*trieve"\,  v.  i.  (Sport.) 
  To  discover  and  bring  in  game  that  has  been  killed  or 
  wounded;  as  a  dog  naturally  inclined  to  retrieve.  --Walsh. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Retrieve  \Re*trieve"\,  n. 
  1.  A  seeking  again  a  discovery.  [Obs.]  --B.  Jonson 
  2.  The  recovery  of  game  once  sprung;  --  an  old  sporting  term. 
  [Obs.]  --Nares. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Retrieve  \Re*trieve"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Retrieved};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Retrieving}.]  [OE.  retreven  OF  retrover  to  find 
  again  recover  (il  retroevee  finds  again),  F.  retrouver 
  pref.  re-  re-  +  OF  trover  to  find  F.  trouver.  See 
  1.  To  find  again  to  recover;  to  regain;  to  restore  from  loss 
  or  injury;  as  to  retrieve  one's  character;  to  retrieve 
  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. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  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}, 
  {remind},  {think}]  [ant:  {forget}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
    A  {query  language}  inspired  {JPLDIS}  which  led  to 
  {Vulcan}  and  then  to  {dBASE  II},  developed  by  {Tymshare  Corp} 
  in  the  1960s. 

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