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fetch

verb uk   /fetʃ/ us  

fetch verb (GET)

B1 [T] to go to another place to get something or someone and bring it or them back: [+ two objects] Could you fetch me my glasses/fetch my glasses for me from the other room, please? I have to fetch my mother from the station.Transferring and transporting objects

fetch verb (SELL)

[T] to be sold for a particular amount of money: The paintings fetched over a million dollars. The house didn't fetch as much as she was hoping it would.Business and commerce - general words

fetch verb (HIT)

[T + two objects] old-fashioned informal to hit someone with the hand: I fetched him a smart blow on the ear!Hitting and beatingPunishing by causing pain
Phrasal verbs
(Definition of fetch from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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