Synonyms of retrieval


1. retrieval, computer operation, machine operation

usage: (computer science) the operation of accessing information from the computer's memory

2. retrieval, memory, remembering

usage: the cognitive operation of accessing information in memory; "my retrieval of people's names is very poor"

3. recovery, retrieval, act, deed, human action, human activity

usage: the act of regaining or saving something lost (or in danger of becoming lost)

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