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fetch

fetch

 
pronunciation:
fech
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fetched, fetches, fetching
definition 1: to go for (something) and bring back, or cause (a person) to come.
The plumber's fetching some tools from his truck.We need someone to fetch a doctor.
similar words:
bring, collect, get, retrieve
definition 2: to bring in as a purchase price; sell for.
The antique vase fetched a good price.
similar words:
bring, cost
definition 3: to draw in (a deep breath) or utter (a sigh).
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to go after and bring or retrieve things.
The dog is trained to fetch.
similar words:
retrieve
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of fetching.
derivation: fetcher (n.)
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