fetch

  • 1 Fetch — (f[e^]ch; 224), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Fetched} 2; p. pr. & vb. n.. {Fetching}.] [OE. fecchen, AS. feccan, perh. the same word as fetian; or cf. facian to wish to get, OFries. faka to prepare. [root]77. Cf. {Fet}, v. t.] 1. To bear toward the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 fetch — [ fetʃ ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to be sold for a particular amount of money, especially at an AUCTION (=sale where goods are sold to the person offering the most money): The painting is expected to fetch up to $220,000. 2. ) OLD FASHIONED to go… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 3 Fetch — may refer to: * Fetch (geography), the length of water over which a given wind has blown * Fetch (game), a game played between a human and a pet in which the human throws an object for the pet to catch and/or retrieve * Fetch (FTP client), a… …

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  • 4 fetch — ● fetch, fetches nom masculin (anglais fetch) En hydrologie, synonyme de course. ● fetch, fetches (synonymes) nom masculin (anglais fetch) Synonymes : course fetch …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 5 fetch — fetch, v. i. To bring one s self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward. Totten. [1913 Webster] {To fetch away} (Naut.), to break loose; to roll or slide to leeward. {To fetch and carry}, to serve obsequiously, like a …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 Fetch — Fetch, n. 1. 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. [1913 Webster] Every little fetch of wit and criticism. South. [1913 Webster] 2. The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 Fetch — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Un fetch es un doble sobrenatural, aparición o fantasma de una persona viva en el folklore irlandés. Es en gran parte semejante al doppelganger. Francis Grose escribió en su Provincial Glossary (1787) que el término… …

    Wikipedia Español

  • 8 fetch — ► VERB 1) go for and bring back. 2) cause to come to a place. 3) achieve (a particular price) when sold. 4) (fetch up) informal arrive or come to rest. 5) informal inflict (a blow) on. 6) archaic bring forth (blood or tears) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 fetch — fetch1 [fech] vt. [ME fecchen < OE feccan, earlier fetian < IE * pedyo (extension of base * ped , FOOT) > Ger fassen, to grasp] 1. to go after and come back with; bring; get 2. to cause to come; produce; elicit 3. to draw (a breath) or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 fetch — s.m.inv. ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS geogr., mar. in oceanografia, l area di mare o di lago sulla quale spira un vento di direzione costante generando onde {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: der. di (to) fetch raggiungere, navigare …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 11 fetch — fetch; fetch·ing·ly; …

    English syllables

  • 12 fetch — index procure, ruse, transport, yield (produce a return) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 13 fetch — vb *bring, take Analogous words: *get, obtain, procure: transfer, shift, *move, remove: convey, transport, transmit, *carry, bear …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 fetch — [v] go get, bring in back, bear, be sold for, bring, bring back, bring to, buck, call for, carry, conduct, convey, deliver, draw forth, earn, elicit, escort, get, give rise to, go for, gun, heel, lead, lug*, make, obtain, pack, piggyback*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 15 fetch */*/ — UK [fetʃ] / US verb [transitive] Word forms fetch : present tense I/you/we/they fetch he/she/it fetches present participle fetching past tense fetched past participle fetched 1) to go and get something He went to fetch his coat. a) to go to find… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 fetch — fetch1 fetcher, n. /fech/, v.t. 1. to go and bring back; return with; get: to go up a hill to fetch a pail of water. 2. to cause to come; bring: to fetch a doctor. 3. to sell for or bring (a price, financial return, etc.): The horse fetched $50… …

    Universalium

  • 17 fetch — fetch1 S2 [fetʃ] v [T] [: Old English; Origin: fetian, feccan] 1.) especially BrE to go and get something or someone and bring them back ▪ Quick! Go and fetch a doctor. ▪ Shannon went upstairs to fetch some blankets. fetch sb/sth from sth ▪ Would …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 fetch — 01. I m just going to the corner store to [fetch] a newspaper. 02. Jack and Jill went up the hill to [fetch] a pail of water. 03. We are teaching our dog how to [fetch] a stick. 04. This old table should [fetch] a good price at auction. 05. Can… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 19 fetch — verb (T) 1 BrE to go to the place where something or someone is and bring them back: Quick! Go and fetch a doctor. | fetch sth from: Would you mind going to fetch the kids from school? | fetch sb sth/fetch sth for sb: Run upstairs and fetch me my …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 fetch up — verb finally be or do something He ended up marrying his high school sweetheart he wound up being unemployed and living at home again • Syn: ↑finish up, ↑land up, ↑end up, ↑wind up, ↑finish • Deri …

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