Synonyms of fish in English:



  • 1 some people were fishing in the lake
    go fishing, angle, cast, trawl
  • 3 I'm not fishing for compliments
    try to get, seek to obtain, solicit; make a bid, angle, aim, cast about/around/round, hope, look
    informal be after


fish something out

they fished him out of the water pull outhaul outtake outbring outremoveextricateextractretrieverescue fromsave from

Word links

ichthyo- pisci- related prefixes
fry2 young fish
school2 run collective noun
ichthyology study of fish
piscivorous fish-eating
ichthyophobia fear of fish

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