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retrieve from (someone, something, or some place)

1. To regain possession or control of something from someone, something, or some place. A noun or pronoun is used between "retrieve" and "from." I must remember to retrieve my graphing calculator from Linus before my exam tomorrow. She retrieved her coat from the spare room and ran out the door.
2. To collect and escort or bring back someone from some place or thing. A noun or pronoun is used between "retrieve" and "from." My mother can't drive any longer, so I have to go retrieve her from the doctor's office and drive her home. Daniel needed me to go retrieve him from mountains after he got a flat tire on his mountain bike.
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retrieve someone or something from some place

to recover and bring back someone or something from some place. The mother hurried to the school and retrieved her child from the classroom. I retrieved my cat from the well into which she had fallen.
See also: place, retrieve

retrieve something from someone

to get something back from someone. I hope I can retrieve my book from the person who borrowed it. We were not able to retrieve the lawn mower from Fred before he moved away and took it with him.
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There is also one full chapter specifically devoted to evaluation aspects, in which Lancaster addresses the role of indexing and abstracting in four principal criteria for evaluating bibliographic databases--coverage, retrievability, predictability, and timeliness.
Factors that were fundamental during this process were patient and data safety, confidentiality, accuracy of information, organization and retrievability of the data.
Between addresses and entries, a durable relation of relevance or aboutness is established, while a momentaneous relation of non- retrievability holds between pieces of knowledge in innovative combinations.
in (19) is din3 'earth, ground', (5) which has presumably been ellipsed under contextual retrievability.