Definitions of fetch

  1. To move or turn; to reach or attain. To fetch out, to bring or draw out; to cause to appear. To fetch to, to revive, as from a swoon. To fetch up, to bring up; to cause to come up; to overtake. To fetch a pump, to pour water in to make it draw.
  2. 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.
  3. To obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for.
  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 recall from a swoon; to revive; - sometimes with to; as, to fetch a man to.
  9. To go after and bring; obtain as its price; call for and accompany; heave; as, to fetch a sigh; colloquially, fascinate.
  10. To bring; to go and get; to obtain as its price; to accomplish in any way; to reach or attain.
  11. To bring; go and get; obtain, as a price.
  12. To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to about; to to windward.
  13. To go after and bring something.
  14. To turn; ( naut.) to arrive at.
  15. be sold for a certain price; " The painting brought $ 10, 000"; " The old print fetched a high price at the auction"
  16. take away or remove; " The devil will fetch you!"
  17. To go and bring; to derive; to bring or draw; to make or to perform; to heave; to attain or come to; to obtain as its price.
  18. To go and bring; to heave, as a sigh; to bring, as its price; to reach.
  19. Fetching.
  20. To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.
  21. 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.
  22. The apparation of a living person; a wraith.
  23. A trick.
  24. A trick; artifice.
  25. A stratagem.
  26. A stratagem by which a thing is indirectly brought to pass, or in which, while one thing seems intended, another is done; a trick; a ghost.
  27. The apparition of one who is alive; the nocturnal light as of a moving candle; the ignis- fatuus.
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