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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fech-id, fetcht]
    • /ˈfɛtʃ ɪd, fɛttʃt/
    • /fetʃ/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fech-id, fetcht]
    • /ˈfɛtʃ ɪd, fɛttʃt/

Definitions of fetched word

  • adjective fetched damned: Jim beat up every fetched one of them. 1
  • verb with object fetched to go and bring back; return with; get: to go up a hill to fetch a pail of water. 1
  • verb with object fetched to cause to come; bring: to fetch a doctor. 1
  • verb with object fetched to sell for or bring (a price, financial return, etc.): The horse fetched $50 more than it cost. 1
  • verb with object fetched Informal. to charm; captivate: Her beauty fetched the coldest hearts. 1
  • verb with object fetched to take (a breath). 1

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Origin of fetched

First appearance:

before 1850
One of the 32% newest English words
1850-55, Americanism; apparently fetch1 + -ed2

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Parts of speech for Fetched


fetched popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 81% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Synonyms for fetched

verb fetched

  • obtained — to come into possession of; get, acquire, or procure, as through an effort or by a request: to obtain permission; to obtain a better income.
  • brought — Brought is the past tense and past participle of bring.
  • carried — Simple past tense and past participle of carry.
  • took — simple past tense of take.
  • retrieved — to recover or regain: to retrieve the stray ball.

Antonyms for fetched

verb fetched

  • lost — no longer possessed or retained: lost friends.
  • avoided — to keep away from; keep clear of; shun: to avoid a person; to avoid taxes; to avoid danger.
  • denied — to withhold something from, or refuse to grant a request of: to deny a beggar.
  • discouraged — to deprive of courage, hope, or confidence; dishearten; dispirit.
  • dissuaded — Simple past tense and past participle of dissuade.

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