Definition of "retrieving" []

  • To get or fetch back again; recover (verb)
  • To bring back to a more satisfactory state; revive (verb)
  • To extricate from trouble or danger; rescue or save (verb)
  • To recover or make newly available (stored information) from a computer system (verb)
  • (of a dog) to find and fetch (shot game) (verb)
  • To return successfully (a shot difficult to reach) (verb)
  • To recall; remember (verb)
  • The act of retrieving (noun)
  • The chance of being retrieved (noun)
  • Present participle of retrieve. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "retrieving" in a sentence
  • "His retrieving is turning out to be outstanding and his "bird dog" abilities seem to have no limit."
  • "What can you do to aid your newbie in retrieving a crippled?"
  • ""This talk about a foreclosure moratorium is just going to make the housing crisis worse because it disables the banks in retrieving properties and selling them," said Madison."