get or find back; recover the use of
go for and bring back
run after, pick up, and bring to the master
recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection
- Many Chinese were particularly touched by a widely published news photograph of a rescue team bowing in silent prayer to a corpse they had retrieved from the rubble.
- In transmutation, the kundahlini flares and burns off the denser or darker parts of oneself that one has retrieved from the past.