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Definition of Fetch


  1. 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.
  2. To obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for.
  3. To recall from a swoon; to revive; -- sometimes with to; as, to fetch a man to.
  4. To reduce; to throw.
  5. 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.
  6. To bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive at; to attain; to reach by sailing.
  7. To cause to come; to bring to a particular state.
  8. To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.
  9. 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.
  10. The apparation of a living person; a wraith.
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Fetch Translations

fetch in Afrikaans is bring
fetch in Danish is hente, bringe
fetch in Dutch is brengen, bezorgen, aandragen
fetch in French is apporter, aveignez, amener, aveignent, apportons
fetch in German is Abruf {m}, abrufen, abrufen, hervorholen
fetch in Italian is portare, prendere
fetch in Latin is arcesso; accerso
fetch in Norwegian is innbringe, hente
fetch in Portuguese is busque
fetch in Spanish is sacar, llevar, traer, buscar, coger