the action of fetching
bring, get, convey, fetch(verb)
go or come after and bring or take back
"Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat"
fetch, bring in, bring(verb)
be sold for a certain price
"The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction"
take away or remove
"The devil will fetch you!"
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.
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.
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)
To retrieve; to bear towards; to go get.
To bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing.
To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.
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
to obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for
to recall from a swoon; to revive; -- sometimes with to; as, to fetch a man to
to reduce; to throw
to bring to accomplishment; to achieve; to make; to perform, with certain objects; as, to fetch a compass; to fetch a leap; to fetch a sigh
to bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing
to cause to come; to bring to a particular state
to bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward
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
the apparation of a living person; a wraith
Origin: [OE. fecchen, AS. feccan, perh. the same word as fetian; or cf. facian to wish to get, OFries. faka to prepare. 77. Cf. Fet, v. t.]
Fetch is a full-featured GUI-based Mac OS-only FTP client made by Fetch Softworks. The latest version of Fetch is 5.6; the long-awaited version 5 was released on May 24, 2005. In addition to basic FTP functionality, Fetch includes such features as editing files without having to download them and re-upload them. In version 5.0, support for SFTP was added, and in version 5.2, FTPS was added.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
fech, v.t. to bring: to go and get: to obtain as its price: to accomplish in any way: to bring down, to cause to yield: to reach or attain.—v.i. to turn: (naut.) to arrive at.—n. the act of bringing: space carried over: a stratagem.—adj. Fetch′ing, fascinating.—Fetch and carry, to perform humble services for another; Fetch a pump, to pour water in so as to make it draw; Fetch out, to draw forth, develop; Fetch to, to revive, as from a swoon; Fetch up, to recover: to come to a sudden stop. [A.S. feccan, an altered form of fetian, to fetch; cf. Ger. fassen, to seize.]
fech, n. the apparition, double, or wraith of a living person.—n. Fetch′-can′dle, a nocturnal light, supposed to portend a death. [Ety. unknown.]
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'fetch' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2982
Rank popularity for the word 'fetch' in Verbs Frequency: #758
The numerical value of fetch in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of fetch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Money, we know, will fetch anything and command the service of any man.
A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.
It definitely can fetch a higher price, probably a few thousand dollars I would say.
Your grandchildren will likely find it incredible - or even sinful - that you burned up a gallon of gasoline to fetch a pack of cigarettes
The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours, kindle it at home, communicate it to others, and it becomes the property of all.
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Translations for fetch
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- جلب, يجلبArabic
- продавам се, донасямBulgarian
- einbringen, hereinholen, kriegen, schaffen, holen, hinlegen, vollführenGerman
- buscar, venderse, traerSpanish
- hakea, noutaaFinnish
- aller chercher, rapporter, ramenerFrench
- riportare, valere, raccattare, racimolareItalian
- принести, приноситьRussian
- shkoj të marrAlbanian
- hämta, gå för, inbringaSwedish
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