HyperDic: fetch

English > 4 senses of the word fetch:
VERBcontactfetch, bring, get, conveygo or come after and bring or take back
possessionfetch, bring in, bringbe sold for a certain price
contactfetchtake away or remove
NOUNactfetchthe action of fetching
fetch > pronunciation
Soundsfeh'ch
Rhymesetch ... stretch: 7 rhymes with ehch...
English > fetch: 4 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe action of fetching.
BroaderactionSomething done (usually as opposed to something said)
English > fetch: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaninggo or come after and bring or take back.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example "The dog fetched the hat"
Synonymsbring, get, convey
Entailscome, come upMove toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
NarrowerdeliverBring to a destination, make a delivery
retrieveRun after, pick up, and bring to the master
retrieveGo for and bring back
Broadertransmit, transfer, transport, channel, channelize, channeliseSend from one person or place to another
Oppositetake away, bear off, bear away, carry away, carry offRemove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state
Similar tobring, convey, takeTake something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Spanishacercar, coger, llevar, portar, traer
Catalanagafar, dur, portar, transportar
English > fetch: 4 senses > verb 2, possession
MeaningBe sold for a certain price.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "The old print fetched a high price at the auction"
Synonymsbring in, bring
Entailschange hands, change ownersBe transferred to another owner
Spanishalcanzar, vender por
English > fetch: 4 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningtake away or remove.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"The devil will fetch you!"
Broaderbring, convey, takeTake something or somebody with oneself somewhere

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