Definition of Fetch

1. Noun. The action of fetching.

Generic synonyms: Action



2. Verb. Go or come after and bring or take back. "The dog fetched the hat"
Exact synonyms: Bring, Convey, Get
Specialized synonyms: Retrieve, Retrieve, Deliver
Generic synonyms: Channel, Channelise, Channelize, Transfer, Transmit, Transport
Entails: Come, Come Up
Related verbs: Bring, Convey, Take
Antonyms: Take Away
Derivative terms: Conveyance

3. Verb. Be sold for a certain price. "The old print fetched a high price at the auction"
Exact synonyms: Bring, Bring In
Entails: Change Hands, Change Owners

4. Verb. Take away or remove. "The devil will fetch you!"
Generic synonyms: Bring, Convey, Take

Definition of Fetch

1. v. t. To bear toward the person speaking, or the person or thing from whose point of view the action is contemplated; to go and bring; to get.

2. v. i. To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.

3. n. A stratagem by which a thing is indirectly brought to pass, or by which one thing seems intended and another is done; a trick; an artifice.

Definition of Fetch

1. Verb. To retrieve; to bear towards; to go get. ¹

2. Verb. To obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for. ¹

3. Verb. (nautical) To bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward. ¹

5. Noun. The object of fetching; the source and origin of attraction; a force, quality or propensity which is attracting eg., in a given attribute of person, place, object, principle, etc. ¹

6. Noun. A stratagem by which a thing is indirectly brought to pass, or by which one thing seems intended and another is done; a trick; an artifice. ¹

7. Noun. The apparition of a living person; a wraith; one's double (seeing it is supposed to be a sign that one is fey or fated to die) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fetch

1. to go after and bring back [v -ED, -ING, -ES]

Medical Definition of Fetch

1. Length of water surface exposed to wind during generation of waves. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fetch

feta
fetal
fetal age
fetal alcohol syndrome
fetal circulation
fetal distress
fetal membrane
fetal monitor
fetal movement
fetal position
fetal positions
fetally
fetas
fetations
fetch (current term)
fetch away
fetch quest
fetch quests
fetch up
fetched
fetcher
fetchers
fetches
fetching
fetchingly
fetcht
fete
fete champetre
fete day

Literary usage of Fetch

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"Haste, fetch forth 270 Thy arms, and come ; together let us go ; Two men together, we may well work good ; Strength is in union, though of common men ..."

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