Early the next morning, all residents of Okuma were ordered to evacuate. He said he left home thinking he would be back in a matter of hours, but he has not returned since, except on short day trips to retrieve a few of his belongings.
NSTRA - National Shoot to Retrieve Association
Nonprofit Organization conducts sanctioned field trials for pointing bird dogs nationwide.
gun dog noun [C] (US ALSO bird dog)
a dog used by hunters to find and gather birds they have shot
Cats are decayed Taiwanese mining town's 2nd life
Buyout Firm Taps Brakes
Private-equity firm Vestar Capital Partners is cutting jobs and closing offices in Europe, in a retrenching that could portend more layoffs in the buyout industry.decay
1 〈物が〉腐る, 腐敗する, 朽ちる
2 〈人・事が〉（力・健康・美しさなどの点で）衰える, 低下する, 衰弱する；堕落する
a decaying village
All that flourishes will one day decay.
a decayed tooth
1 腐敗, 腐朽；歯の悪くなった部分；虫歯.
2 （力・健康・美しさ・知力などの）衰え, 衰退, 消滅；堕落
the decay of a nation
fall in ［into, to］ decay ［＝go to decay ］
v., -ered, -er·ing, -ers. v.tr.
- To get back; regain.
- To restore (oneself) to a normal state: He recovered himself after a slip on the ice.
- To compensate for: She recovered her losses.
- To procure (usable substances, such as metal) from unusable substances, such as ore or waste.
- To bring under observation again: "watching the comet since it was first recovered-first spotted since its 1910 visit" (Christian Science Monitor).
- To regain a normal or usual condition, as of health.
- To receive a favorable judgment in a lawsuit.
[Middle English recoveren, from Old French recoverer, from Latin recuperāre. See recuperate.]recoverable re·cov'er·a·ble adj.
recoverer re·cov'er·er n.
SYNONYMS recover, regain, recoup, retrieve. These verbs mean to get back something lost or taken away. Recover is the least specific: The police recovered the stolen car. "In a few days Mr. Barnstaple had recovered strength of body and mind" (H.G. Wells). Regain suggests success in recovering something that has been taken from one: "hopeful to regain/Thy Love" (John Milton). To recoup is to get back the equivalent of something lost: earned enough profit to recoup her expenses. Retrieve pertains to the effortful recovery of something (retrieved the ball) or to the making good of something gone awry: "By a brilliant coup he has retrieved . . . a rather serious loss" (Samuel Butler).
As a nation, we can work to retrieve the compassion that surged after 9/11.
tr.v., -ered, -er·ing, -ers.
- To notice or learn, especially by making an effort: got home and discovered that the furnace wasn't working.
- To be the first, or the first of one's group or kind, to find, learn of, or observe.
- To learn about for the first time in one's experience: discovered a new restaurant on the west side.
- To learn something about: discovered him to be an impostor; discovered the brake to be defective.
- To identify (a person) as a potentially prominent performer: a movie star who was discovered in a drugstore by a producer.
- Archaic. To reveal or expose.
[Middle English discoveren, to reveal, from Old French descovrir, from Late Latin discooperīre : Latin dis-, dis- + Latin cooperīre, to cover; see cover.]