What does fetch mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fetch(verb)

    the action of fetching

  2. 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"

  3. 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"

  4. fetch(verb)

    take away or remove

    "The devil will fetch you!"

Wiktionary

  1. fetch(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.

  2. fetch(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.

  3. fetch(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)

  4. fetch(Verb)

    To retrieve; to bear towards; to go get.

  5. fetch(Verb)

    To bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing.

  6. fetch(Verb)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fetch(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  2. Fetch(verb)

    to obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for

    Etymology: [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.]

  3. Fetch(verb)

    to recall from a swoon; to revive; -- sometimes with to; as, to fetch a man to

    Etymology: [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.]

  4. Fetch(verb)

    to reduce; to throw

    Etymology: [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.]

  5. Fetch(verb)

    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

    Etymology: [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.]

  6. Fetch(verb)

    to bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing

    Etymology: [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.]

  7. Fetch(verb)

    to cause to come; to bring to a particular state

    Etymology: [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.]

  8. fetch(verb)

    to bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward

    Etymology: [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.]

  9. Fetch(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

    Etymology: [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.]

  10. Fetch(noun)

    the apparation of a living person; a wraith

    Etymology: [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.]

Freebase

  1. Fetch

    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

  1. Fetch

    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.]

  2. Fetch

    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.]

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fetch' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2982

  2. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fetch' in Verbs Frequency: #758

How to pronounce fetch?

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How to say fetch in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fetch in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fetch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of fetch in a Sentence

  1. Anuj Somany:

    If losing can fetch a contesting person more earning than that by winning , then there are many people who are willing to show themselves publicly as losers.

  2. Groucho Marx:

    A child of five would understand this. Send someone to fetch a child of five.

  3. Bouma Ibrahim:

    This water supply project, I believe, is the answer to our prayers to Allah because our women and girls, whose role it is to fetch water, had to travel long distances under the scorching heat of the sun in search of water. This is behind us now.

  4. Tim Henman:

    Fingers crossed they will all be good enough to make the final cut and appear at this year's Champions Tennis event, i'd love to play alongside them in December. The dogs' enthusiasm and desire to fetch would certainly make it even more of a fantastic spectacle and no doubt they'd get more attention than the players.

  5. Thomas Tusser:

    For the first fourteen years for a rod they do whine, For the next as a pearl in the world they do shine, For the next trim beauty beginneth to swerve, For the next matrons or drudges they serve, For the next doth crave a staff for a stay, For the next a bier to fetch them away.

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