Synonyms for retrieval

Synonyms for (noun) retrieval

Synonyms: recovery, retrieval

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

Similar words: human action, human activity, deed, act

Definition: something that people do or cause to happen


Synonyms: retrieval

Definition: the cognitive operation of accessing information in memory

Usage: my retrieval of people's names is very poor

Similar words: memory, remembering

Definition: the cognitive processes whereby past experience is remembered

Usage: he can do it from memory; he enjoyed remembering his father


Synonyms: retrieval

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

Similar words: computer operation, machine operation

Definition: an elementary operation that a computer is designed and built to perform