fetch

To fetch something is to go and get it. "Go fetch!" you might shout after your dog while throwing a stick into the yard.

Fetch comes from the Old English fatian meaning "grasp." When a dog fetches a bone, it grasps it in its mouth. You can ask your sister to fetch or grab your backpack off the table. If you sell something for a good price, you can fetch, or bring in, a decent amount of money. If you are sick of playing fetch, you might try to fetch a good price for your pooch.

Primary Meanings of fetch

1.
vn
go or come after and bring or take back
the action of fetching
2.
v
be sold for a certain price
Full Definitions of fetch
1

v go or come after and bring or take back

“The dog fetched the hat”
Synonyms:
bring, convey, get
bring, convey, take
take something or somebody with oneself somewhere
Antonyms:
bear away, bear off, carry away, carry off, take away
remove from a certain place, environment, or mental or emotional state; transport into a new location or state
Types:
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retrieve
run after, pick up, and bring to the master
retrieve
go for and bring back
deliver
bring to a destination, make a delivery
misdeliver
deliver to the wrong address
process, serve, swear out
deliver a warrant or summons to someone
discharge, drop, drop off, put down, set down, unload
leave or unload
consign
send to an address
Type of:
channel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transmit, transport
send from one person or place to another

v take away or remove

“The devil will fetch you!”
Type of:
bring, convey, take
take something or somebody with oneself somewhere

n the action of fetching

Type of:
action
something done (usually as opposed to something said)
2

v be sold for a certain price

“The old print fetched a high price at the auction”
Synonyms:
bring, bring in

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