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a person or thing that retrieves.
one of any of several breeds of dogs having a coarse, thick, oily coat, trained to retrieve game.
any dog trained to retrieve game.
one of a breed of large gun dogs that can be trained to retrieve game See golden retriever, Labrador retriever, Chesapeake Bay retriever, curly-coated retriever, flat-coated retriever
any dog used to retrieve shot game
a person or thing that retrieves


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  • Retrieving

    verb (used with object), retrieved, retrieving. 1. to recover or regain: to retrieve the stray ball. 2. to bring back to a former and better state; restore: to retrieve one’s fortunes. 3. to make amends for: to retrieve an error. 4. to make good; repair: to retrieve a loss. 5. Hunting. (of hunting dogs) to […]

  • Retro

    adjective, Informal. 1. retroactive: retro pay. 2. of or designating the style of an earlier time: retro clothes. 1. a prefix occurring in loanwords from Latin meaning “backward” (retrogress); on this model, used in the formation of compound words (retrorocket). noun (pl) -ros 1. short for retrorocket adjective 2. denoting something associated with or revived […]

  • Retroact

    verb (used without object) 1. to act in opposition; react. 2. to have reference to or influence on past occurrences. verb (intransitive) 1. to act in opposition 2. to influence or have reference to past events

  • Retroaction

    noun 1. action that is opposed or contrary to the preceding action. noun 1. an action contrary or reciprocal to a preceding action 2. a retrospective action, esp a law affecting events prior to its enactment

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