Meaning of “retrieve” - Learner’s Dictionary


verb [ T ] uk us /rɪˈtriːv/

to get something after first finding it:

I've just retrieved the ball from the bottom of the pond.
computer tools for retrieving information
retrieval noun [ U ]

the act of retrieving something:

the storage and retrieval of information

(Definition of “retrieve” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)