retrieve


retrieve [ ri-TREEV ]
 noun, intransitive verb, transitive verb ]
 MEANING :
 1. (tr.v.) to recover or restore
2. (tr.v.)to repair or make amends
3. (tr.v.) to rescue or free
4. (tr.v.) to access and read
5. (tr. v.) to fetch game (in hunting)
6. (tr. v.) to return the ball (as in tennis)
7. (intr. v.) to fetch game (hunting)
8. (intr. v.) to return the ball (as in tennis)
9. (n.) an instance of retrieval
10. (n.) return of the ball (as in tennis)
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The policeman retrieved the purse that had been stolen.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 It and the Dutch government have ended up lending money to Iceland so that their citizens can retrieve money from Landsbanki, one of the country’s nationalised banks.

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