recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"
vb. To obtain a specific requested item or set of data by locating it and returning it to a program or to the user. Computers can retrieve information from any source of storage—disks, tapes, or memory.
To collect telephone messages with the Message or Voice Message Retrieval features. (Also, with Call Park, to resume a call from an extension other than the one where the call was first placed or received.)