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retrieve

verb

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to get again in one's possession
  • needed to retrieve the book from my friend so I could return it to the library

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The first known use of retrieve was in 1658

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“Retrieve.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/retrieve. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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