- go for and then bring back (someone or something) for someone；bring forth (blood or tears)
- the distance traveled by wind or waves across open water.；the distance a vessel must sail to reach open water.
verb: fetch, 3rd person present: fetches, gerund or present participle: fetching, past tense: fetched, past participle: fetched
noun: fetch, plural noun: fetches
- 1. go for and then bring back (someone or something) for someone he ran to fetch help 同義詞
- ▪ archaic bring forth (blood or tears) kind offers fetched tears from me
- ▪ archaic draw or take a (breath); heave (a sigh).
- 2. achieve (a particular price) when sold handwoven blankets and rugs that can fetch as much as $45,000 同義詞
- 3. informal inflict (a blow or slap) on (someone) he always used to slam the gate and try and fetch her shins a wallop
- 4. informal, dated cause great interest or delight in (someone) Nadine thought his deductions were good, but she was not as fetched by them as Larry was
- 1. the distance traveled by wind or waves across open water.
- ▪ the distance a vessel must sail to reach open water.
- 2. archaic a contrivance, dodge, or trick it is no ingenious fetches of argument that we want