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synonyms for retrieve

  • bring back
  • fetch
  • recapture
  • reclaim
  • recover
  • repair
  • rescue
  • restore
  • salvage
  • save
  • recall
  • recoup
  • recruit
  • redeem
  • regain
  • repossess
  • reacquire
  • win back
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antonyms for retrieve

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  • break
  • damage
  • destroy
  • endanger
  • harm
  • hurt
  • injure
  • lose
  • waste
  • forfeit
  • give
  • offer
  • relinquish
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How to use retrieve in a sentence

Funeral directors couldn’t quickly answer the calls of grieving families, much less retrieve bodies.
THE LEADER OF NEW YORK’S “CITY OF THE DEAD” CASHES IN. AGAIN.BY CARSON KESSLERJULY 25, 2022PROPUBLICA
I could not stop to retrieve the question papers with a pair of tongs—as I might, had I not been hurried.
RUTH FIELDING AT COLLEGEALICE B. EMERSON
From that moment he did everything that mortal man could do to retrieve his fatal mistake.
"SHILOH" AS SEEN BY A PRIVATE SOLDIERWARREN OLNEY
This young king continued the war, but was unable to retrieve the ill-fortunes of his people.
THE WORKS OF HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT, VOLUME 5HUBERT HOWE BANCROFT
As Parr moved to retrieve these, his companions called out to halt him.
THE DEVIL'S ASTEROIDMANLY WADE WELLMAN
Lady Evenswood, with a quick perception, tried to retrieve the observation.
TRISTRAM OF BLENTANTHONY HOPE
Hoping to retrieve the error of her eagerness, she seated herself at the table, and affected to finish her breakfast.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
He had blamed himself for not having tried to retrieve himself and make their losses good.
THE QUALITY OF MERCYW. D. HOWELLS
To return to earth and make a new beginning, to retrieve the errors and failures of a completed life, is not given to men.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSTHOMAS CHARLES EDWARDS
I did nothing but devise schemes after this event to retrieve our wretched circumstances when I became old enough.
BENTLEY'S MISCELLANY, VOLUME IIVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO RETRIEVE

  • bring to light
  • come across
  • come up with
  • delve
  • dig down
  • expose
  • extricate
  • find
  • go into
  • inquire
  • look into
  • probe
  • prospect
  • research
  • retrieve
  • root
  • search
  • search high and low
  • shake down
  • sift
  • turn inside out
  • turn upside down
  • uncover
  • unearth
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