fetch up

verb

Definition of fetch up

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to bring up or out :  produce

  3. 2 :  to make up (as lost time)

  4. 3 :  to bring to a stop

  5. intransitive verb
  6. :  to reach a standstill, stopping place, or goal :  end up <may have fetched up running a village store — Geoffrey Household>

Examples of fetch up in a sentence

  1. <the driver fetched up the horse-drawn carriage in front of the church>

1599

First Known Use of fetch up

1599


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