Pronunciation: fĕch; 224
v. t.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.
[imp. & p. p. Fetched 2; p. pr. & vb. n.. Fetching.]
Time will run back and fetch the age of gold.
- Milton.
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.
I'll fetch a turn about the garden.
- Shak.
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.
They could n't fetch the butter in the churn.
- W. Barnes.
To fetch a compass
(Naut.) to make a circuit; to take a circuitous route going to a place.
To fetch a pump
to make it draw water by pouring water into the top and working the handle.
To fetch headway
(Naut.) to move ahead or astern.
To fetch out
to develop.
To fetch up
a - To overtake.
- Addison.
b - To stop suddenly.
- L'Estrange.
v. i.1.To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward.
To fetch away
(Naut.) to break loose; to roll or slide to leeward.
To fetch and carry
to serve obsequiously, like a trained spaniel.
n.1.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.
Every little fetch of wit and criticism.
- South.
2.The apparation of a living person; a wraith.
The very fetch and ghost of Mrs. Gamp.
- Dickens.
3.The unobstructed region of the ocean over which the wind blows to generate waves.
4.The length of such a region.
Fetch candle
a light seen at night, superstitiously believed to portend a person's death.
Verb1.fetch - go or come after and bring or take back; "Get me those books over there, please"; "Could you bring the wine?"; "The dog fetched the hat"
Synonyms: bring, get, convey
2.fetch - be sold for a certain price; "The painting brought $10,000"; "The old print fetched a high price at the auction"
Synonyms: bring in, bring
3.fetch - take away or remove; "The devil will fetch you!"
Fetch - A Macintosh program by Jim Matthews for transferring files using File Transfer Protocol (FTP). Fetch requires a Mac 512KE, System 4.1, and either KSP 1.03 or MacTCP.

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