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Definition 1: the action of fetching - [noun denoting act]

(fetch is a kind of ...) something done (usually as opposed to something said)

"there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"

Definition 2: go or come after and bring or take back - [verb of contact]

Samples where fetch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Get me those books over there, please
  • Could you bring the wine?
  • The dog fetched the hat

Synonyms for fetch in the sense of this definition

(fetch is a kind of ...) send from one person or place to another

"transmit a message"

(... is a kind of fetch ) run after, pick up, and bring to the master

"train the dog to retrieve"

(... is a kind of fetch ) go for and bring back

"retrieve the car from the parking garage"

(... is a kind of fetch ) bring to a destination, make a delivery

"our local super market delivers"

(fetch implies ...) move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody

"He came singing down the road" "Come with me to the Casbah" "come down here!" "come out of the closet!" "come into the room"

(fetch has a similar meaning as ...) take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

"Bring me the box from the other room" "Take these letters to the boss" "This brings me to the main point"

Definition 3: take away or remove - [verb of contact]

Samples where fetch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The devil will fetch you!

(fetch is a kind of ...) take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

"Bring me the box from the other room" "Take these letters to the boss" "This brings me to the main point"

Definition 4: be sold for a certain price - [verb of possession]

Samples where fetch or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The painting brought $10,000
  • The old print fetched a high price at the auction

Synonyms for fetch in the sense of this definition

(fetch implies ...) be transferred to another owner

"This restaurant changed hands twice last year"

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