[ US /ˈfɛtʃ/ ]
[ UK /fˈɛt‍ʃ/ ]
  1. go or come after and bring or take back
    Get me those books over there, please
    The dog fetched the hat
    Could you bring the wine?
  2. take away or remove
    The devil will fetch you!
  3. be sold for a certain price
    The old print fetched a high price at the auction
    The painting brought $10,000
  1. the action of fetching
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How To Use fetch In A Sentence

  • None of them were bleeding, so she fetched a washcloth and bathed them, one by one, just to be sure there wasn't any dirt in the wounds. GALILEE
  • Why don't you fetch your new boyfriend round one evening? We'd like to meet him.
  • Gesenius considers this equivalent with "cohabit;" and from this single passage draws the sense which he assigns to [Hebrew: 'iyzebel] This seems rather far-fetched. Notes and Queries, Number 59, December 14, 1850
  • It is not that the fish is set to fetch a higher price.
  • A glance at any probate casebook will demonstrate how often solicitous distant relatives, keen to do fetching and carrying as well as to sort out troublesome financial affairs, show up in the declining years of lonely old people.
  • A family money plan may seem far-fetched but if you do the sums and it all adds up, talk it through. The Sun
  • Despite the fact that a Dinky toy car can fetch many times more than its real life counterpart, it is still possible to find bargains.
  • He says the most sublime things without effort and he often finishes them by a turn of pleasantry which is neither misplaced nor far-fetched. A Philosophical Dictionary
  • The next morning, I woke up in an alley off Rosedale, my shoes, wallet and cummerbund gone, and I had to call the old man collect to come fetch me. Aforementioned
  • His car is certain to fetch a good price at the auction.
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