- fetchfetch1 [fech]vt.[ME fecchen < OE feccan, earlier fetian < IE * pedyo- (extension of base * ped-, FOOT) > Ger fassen, to grasp]1. to go after and come back with; bring; get2. to cause to come; produce; elicit3. to draw (a breath) or heave (a sigh, groan, etc.)4. Rare to derive or infer5. to arrive at; reach, esp. when sailing against the wind or tide6. to bring as a price; sell for7. Informal to attract; charm; captivate8. Informal to deliver or deal (a blow, stroke, etc.)vi.1. to go after things and bring them back; specif., to retrieve game: said of hounds2. Naut.a) to take or hold a courseb) to veern.1. the act of fetching2. a trick; dodge3. the distance a wind blows unobstructed over water, esp. as a factor affecting the buildup of wavesSYN.- BRING——————fetch and carryto do minor tasks or chores——————fetch up1. Informal to come to a stop; arrive at a destination or stopping place; end up2. Dial. to bring up or raise (a child, pet, etc.)fetch2 [fech]n.[< ?]the apparition of a living person; wraith
English World dictionary. V. Neufeldt. 2014.