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English noun: fetch

1. fetch (act) the action of fetching


Broader (hypernym)action


English verb: fetch

1. fetch (contact) go or come after and bring or take back


SamplesGet me those books over there, please.
Could you bring the wine?.
The dog fetched the hat.


Synonymsbring, convey, get


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)channel, channelise, channelize, transfer, transmit, transport


Narrower (hyponym)deliver, retrieve, retrieve


Entailcome, come up


Verb groupbring, convey, take


Antonymsbear away, bear off, carry away, take away, carry off

2. fetch (possession) be sold for a certain price


SamplesThe painting brought $10,000.
The old print fetched a high price at the auction.


Synonymsbring, bring in


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Entailchange hands, change owners

3. fetch (contact) take away or remove


SamplesThe devil will fetch you!.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)bring, convey, take









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