- fetch ► VERB 1) go for and bring back. 2) cause to come to a place. 3) achieve (a particular price) when sold. 4) (fetch up) informal arrive or come to rest. 5) informal inflict (a blow) on. 6) archaic bring forth (blood or tears).► NOUN ▪ an act of fetching.● fetch and carry — Cf. ↑fetch and carryDERIVATIVES fetcher noun.ORIGIN Old English.
English terms dictionary. 2015.