Synonyms of fish in English:

fish

verb

  • 1 we can fish in Putnam's Pond
    go fishing, angle, cast, trawl, troll, seine
  • 2 she fished for her purse
    search, delve, look, hunt; grope, fumble, ferret (about/around), root around/about, rummage (around/about)
  • 3 I'm not fishing for compliments
    try to get, seek to obtain, solicit, angle for, aim for, hope for, cast around/about for, be after

Phrases

fish out

I fished my earring out of the cake batter pull outhaul outremoveextricateextractretrieverescue fromsave from

Word links

ichthyology the branch of zoology concerned with fish
pisciculture the controlled breeding and rearing of fish
ichthyophobia fear of fish

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