get back sth which has been lost
put sth back to the way it was before
find again or extract (stored information)
restore sth to a flourishing state;revive sth
(of a trained dog) find and bring back (dead or wounded birds,etc.)
"She regained control of herself"
"She found her voice and replied quickly"
"retrieve the car from the parking garage"
"train the dog to retrieve"
"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"
To the old man parts of the past were..retrieved only with..difficulty.
出自： J. Elliott