What does retrieve mean?

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  1. (transitive) To regain or get back something.
  2. (transitive) To rescue (a) creature(s)
  3. (transitive) To salvage something
  4. (transitive) To remedy or rectify something.
  5. (transitive) To remember or recall something.
  6. (transitive) To fetch or carry back something.
  7. (transitive) To fetch and bring in game.
  8. (intransitive) To fetch and bring in game systematically.
  9. (intransitive) To fetch or carry back systematically, notably as a game.
  10. (sports, transitive) To make a difficult but successful return of the ball.
  11. (obsolete) To remedy the evil consequence of, to repair (a loss or damage).
  1. A retrieval
  2. (sports) The return of a difficult ball
  3. (obsolete) A seeking again; a discovery.
  4. (obsolete) The recovery of game once sprung.
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