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4 dicționare găsite pentru fetching
Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Fetch \Fetch\ (f[e^]ch; 224), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fetched 2;
     p. pr. & vb. n.. Fetching.] [OE. fecchen, AS. feccan, perh.
     the same word as fetian; or cf. facian to wish to get,
     OFries. faka to prepare. [root]77. Cf. Fet, v. t.]
     1. To bear toward the person speaking, or the person or thing
        from whose point of view the action is contemplated; to go
        and bring; to get.
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              Time will run back and fetch the age of gold.
                                                    --Milton.
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              He called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a
              little water in a vessel, that I may drink. And as
              she was going to fetch it he called to her, and
              said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread in
              thine hand.                           --1 Kings
                                                    xvii. 11, 12.
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     2. To obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for.
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              Our native horses were held in small esteem, and
              fetched low prices.                   --Macaulay.
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     3. To recall from a swoon; to revive; -- sometimes with to;
        as, to fetch a man to.
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              Fetching men again when they swoon.   --Bacon.
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     4. To reduce; to throw.
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              The sudden trip in wrestling that fetches a man to
              the ground.                           --South.
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     5. To bring to accomplishment; to achieve; to make; to
        perform, with certain objects; as, to fetch a compass; to
        fetch a leap; to fetch a sigh.
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              I'll fetch a turn about the garden.   --Shak.
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              He fetches his blow quick and sure.   --South.
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     6. To bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive
        at; to attain; to reach by sailing.
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              Meantine flew our ships, and straight we fetched
              The siren's isle.                     --Chapman.
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     7. To cause to come; to bring to a particular state.
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              They could n't fetch the butter in the churn. --W.
                                                    Barnes.
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     To fetch a compass (Naut.), to make a circuit; to take a
        circuitous route going to a place.
  
     To fetch a pump, to make it draw water by pouring water
        into the top and working the handle.
  
     To fetch headway or To fetch sternway (Naut.), to move
        ahead or astern.
  
     To fetch out, to develop. "The skill of the polisher
        fetches out the colors [of marble]" --Addison.
  
     To fetch up.
        (a) To overtake. [Obs.] "Says [the hare], I can fetch up
            the tortoise when I please." --L'Estrange.
        (b) To stop suddenly.
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Din dicționarul The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  fetching \fetching\ adj.
     drawing favorable attention; as, a fetching new hat.
  
     Syn: appealing, taking, winning.
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Din dicționarul WordNet (r) 2.0 :

  fetching
       adj : very attractive; capturing interest; "a fetching new
             hairstyle"; "something inexpressibly taking in his
             manner"; "a winning personality" [syn: taking, winning]

Din dicționarul Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  64 Moby Thesaurus words for "fetching":
     Circean, alluring, appealing, appetizing, attractive, beguiling,
     bewitching, blandishing, cajoling, captivating, catching,
     charismatic, charming, coaxing, come-hither, coquettish, cute,
     delightful, enchanting, engaging, enravishing, enthralling,
     enticing, entrancing, exciting, exotic, exquisite, fascinating,
     flirtatious, glamorous, heart-robbing, hypnotic, interesting,
     intriguing, inviting, irresistible, lovely, luxurious, mesmeric,
     mouth-watering, piquant, prepossessing, provocative, provoquant,
     ravishing, seducing, seductive, sensuous, siren, sirenic,
     spellbinding, spellful, taking, tantalizing, teasing, tempting,
     thrilling, tickling, titillating, titillative, voluptuous, winning,
     winsome, witching  
     

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