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fare

 (fâr)
intr.v. fared, far·ing, fares
1. To get along: How are you faring with your project?
2. To happen or develop: How does it fare with you?
3. To travel; go.
4. To dine; eat.
n.
1. A transportation charge, as for a bus.
2. A passenger transported for a fee.
3. Food and drink; diet: simple home-cooked fare.

[Middle English faren, from Old English faran; see per- in Indo-European roots.]

far′er n.

fare

(fɛə)
n
1. (Automotive Engineering) the sum charged or paid for conveyance in a bus, train, aeroplane, etc
2. a paying passenger, esp when carried by taxi
3. (Cookery) a range of food and drink; diet
vb (intr)
4. to get on (as specified); manage: he fared well.
5. (with: it as a subject) to turn out or happen as specified: it fared badly with him.
6. archaic to eat: we fared sumptuously.
7. (often foll by forth) archaic to go or travel
[Old English faran; related to Old Norse fara to travel, Old High German faran to go, Greek poros ford]
ˈfarer n

fare

(fɛər)

n., v. fared, far•ing. n.
1. the price of conveyance or passage in a bus, train, airplane, or other carrier.
2. a person who pays to be conveyed in a vehicle; paying passenger.
3. food; diet: hearty fare.
4. something offered to the public, as for entertainment: literary fare.
5. Archaic. the state of things.
v.i.
6. to succeed; get on: I have fared well in my profession.
7. to go; travel.
8. to eat and drink.
[before 1000; (n.) Middle English; Old English fær; (v.) Middle English; Old English faran]
far′er, n.

Fare

 a company ready to travel, 1562; a troop; a multitude or swarm; a catch of fish; a load of animals, 1600; the cargo of a vessel, 1884.
Examples: fare of fish; of flatterers, 1634; of flies; of fools and cheaters; of pigs [‘a litter’]; of travellers, 1562.

fair

fare

These words are both pronounced /feə/.

1. 'fair'

Fair can be an adjective or a noun. If something is fair, it is reasonable, right, or just.

If someone is fair or has fair hair, they have light coloured hair.

My daughter has three children, and they're all fair.

A fair is an event held in a park or field for people's amusement.

We took the children to the fair.
2. 'fare'

Your fare is the money you pay for a journey by bus, taxi, train, boat, or plane.

Coach fares are cheaper than rail fares.
Airline officials say they must raise fares in order to cover rising costs.

fare


Past participle: fared
Gerund: faring

Imperative
fare
fare
Present
I fare
you fare
he/she/it fares
we fare
you fare
they fare
Preterite
I fared
you fared
he/she/it fared
we fared
you fared
they fared
Present Continuous
I am faring
you are faring
he/she/it is faring
we are faring
you are faring
they are faring
Present Perfect
I have fared
you have fared
he/she/it has fared
we have fared
you have fared
they have fared
Past Continuous
I was faring
you were faring
he/she/it was faring
we were faring
you were faring
they were faring
Past Perfect
I had fared
you had fared
he/she/it had fared
we had fared
you had fared
they had fared
Future
I will fare
you will fare
he/she/it will fare
we will fare
you will fare
they will fare
Future Perfect
I will have fared
you will have fared
he/she/it will have fared
we will have fared
you will have fared
they will have fared
Future Continuous
I will be faring
you will be faring
he/she/it will be faring
we will be faring
you will be faring
they will be faring
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been faring
you have been faring
he/she/it has been faring
we have been faring
you have been faring
they have been faring
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been faring
you will have been faring
he/she/it will have been faring
we will have been faring
you will have been faring
they will have been faring
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been faring
you had been faring
he/she/it had been faring
we had been faring
you had been faring
they had been faring
Conditional
I would fare
you would fare
he/she/it would fare
we would fare
you would fare
they would fare
Past Conditional
I would have fared
you would have fared
he/she/it would have fared
we would have fared
you would have fared
they would have fared
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fare - an agenda of things to dofare - an agenda of things to do; "they worked rapidly down the menu of reports"
agenda, schedule, docket - a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to
2.fare - the sum charged for riding in a public conveyancefare - the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
charge - the price charged for some article or service; "the admission charge"
airfare - the fare charged for traveling by airplane
bus fare, carfare - the fare charged for riding a bus or streetcar
cab fare, taxi fare - the fare charged for riding in a taxicab
train fare - the fare charged for traveling by train
3.fare - a paying (taxi) passengerfare - a paying (taxi) passenger    
passenger, rider - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
4.fare - the food and drink that are regularly served or consumedfare - the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
food, nutrient - any substance that can be metabolized by an animal to give energy and build tissue
diet - the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal)
diet - a prescribed selection of foods
dietary - a regulated daily food allowance
menu - the dishes making up a meal
chuck, eats, grub, chow - informal terms for a meal
board, table - food or meals in general; "she sets a fine table"; "room and board"
ration - the food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel); "the rations should be nutritionally balanced"
Verb1.fare - proceed or get along; "How is she doing in her new job?"; "How are you making out in graduate school?"; "He's come a long way"
proceed, go - follow a certain course; "The inauguration went well"; "how did your interview go?"
2.fare - eat wellfare - eat well        
eat - take in solid food; "She was eating a banana"; "What did you eat for dinner last night?"

fare

noun
1. charge, price, ticket price, transport cost, ticket money, passage money He could barely afford the railway fare.
2. food, meals, diet, provisions, board, commons, table, feed, menu, rations, tack (informal), kai (N.Z. informal), nourishment, sustenance, victuals, nosebag (slang), nutriment, vittles (obsolete or dialect), eatables traditional Portuguese fare
3. passenger, customer, pick-up (informal), traveller The taxi driver picked up a fare.
verb
1. get on, do, manage, make out, prosper, get along He was not faring well.
2. (used impersonally) happen, go, turn out, proceed, pan out (informal) The show fared quite well.

fare

verb
1. To progress or perform adequately, especially in difficult circumstances:
Informal: make out.
Idioms: make do, make shift.
2. To move along a particular course:
3. To take (food) into the body as nourishment:
Slang: chow.
Idioms: break bread, have a bite.
noun
Translations
أُجْرَةُ السَّفَرأُجْرَة السَّفَرمُسافِر بالأجْرَه
jízdnépasažérzákazník
billetpristaksttur
matkalipun hinta
vozarina
útiköltségviteldíj
farfaròegi
運賃
승차 요금
keleivismokestis už važiavimą
braucējsbraukšanas maksapasažieris
cestovné
voznina
biljettpris
ค่าโดยสาร
bilet ücretiücretyolcu
tiền vé

fare

[fɛəʳ]
A. N
1. (= cost) → precio m, tarifa f; (= ticket) → billete m, boleto m (LAm) (Naut) → pasaje m
"fares please!" (on bus) → billetes por favor!"
2. (= passenger in taxi) → pasajero/a m/f
3. (frm) (= food) → comida f
see also bill 1
B. VI they fared badly/welllo pasaron mal/bien, les fue mal/bien
how did you fare?¿qué tal te fue?
to fare alikecorrer la misma suerte
C. CPD fare stage, fare zone (US) N (on bus) → zona f de tarifa fija

fare

[ˈfɛər]
n
(= charge for using transport) (on bus)prix m du billet, prix m du ticket; (in taxi)prix m de la course; (on train, aeroplane)prix m du billet
the fare from ... to ... → le prix du billet de ... à ... airfare, half fare, half-fare, full fare, full-fare
(= passenger in taxi) → client m
(= food) → nourriture f, chère f (old-fashioned)
vi [person] → s'en tirer
How did they fare? → Comment s'en sont-ils tirés?
They fared well in the recent elections
BUT Ils ont obtenu de bons résultats lors des récentes élections.

fare

n
(= charge)Fahrpreis m; (on plane) → Flugpreis m; (on boat) → Preis mfür die Überfahrt; (= money)Fahrgeld nt; what is the fare?was kostet die Fahrt/der Flug/die Überfahrt?; fares, please!noch jemand ohne (inf), → noch jemand zugestiegen?; have you got the right fare?haben Sie das Fahrgeld passend?; he gave me (the cost of/money for) the fareer gab mir das Fahrgeld
(= passenger)Fahrgast m
(old, form: = food) → Kost f; traditional Christmas fareein traditionelles Weihnachtsessen; vegetarian dishes are now standard fare in most restaurantsvegetarische Gerichte gehören jetzt in den meisten Restaurants zum Angebot
vi he fared welles ging or erging (geh)ihm gut; the dollar fared well on the stock exchange todayder Dollar schnitt heute an der Börse gut ab; fare thee well (old)leb(e) wohl (old)

fare

:
fare-dodger
nSchwarzfahrer(in) m(f)
fare stage
nFahrzone f, → Teilstrecke f, → Zahlgrenze f

fare

[fɛəʳ]
1. n
a. (cost, on trains, buses) → tariffa; (in taxi) → prezzo della corsa
"fares please!" (conductor on bus) → "biglietti?"
b. (passenger in taxi) → passeggero/a, cliente m/f
c. (frm) (food) → cibo, vitto
bill of fare (menu) → lista delle vivande
2. vi how did you fare?com'è andata?
I think they will fare badly if ... → penso che le cose si metteranno male per loro se...

fare

(feə) noun
1. the price of a journey on a train, bus, ship etc. He hadn't enough money for his bus fare.
2. a paying passenger in a hired vehicle, especially in a taxi. The taxi-driver was asked by the police where her last fare got out.

fare

أُجْرَةُ السَّفَر jízdné billetpris Fahrpreis ναύλος billete, tarifa matkalipun hinta prix vozarina tariffa 運賃 승차 요금 vervoerprijs billettpris opłata tarifa стоимость проезда biljettpris ค่าโดยสาร ücret tiền vé 费用
References in classic literature ?
served as fast as you throw the five baseballs at the coloured gentleman's head) Sarah took away with her the bill of fare.
She was to furnish typewritten bills of fare for the twenty-one tables in the restaurant--a new bill for each day's dinner, and new ones for breakfast and lunch as often as changes occurred in the food or as neatness required.
The introduction to the work, or bill of fare to the feast.
In the former case, it is well known that the entertainer provides what fare he pleases; and though this should be very indifferent, and utterly disagreeable to the taste of his company, they must not find any fault; nay, on the contrary, good breeding forces them outwardly to approve and to commend whatever is set before them.
The servant, however, thought he intended by that to say: 'That is the first thief,' and as he actually was so, he was terrified, and said to his comrade outside: 'The doctor knows all: we shall fare ill, he said I was the first.
Lady back there told me to collect her fare from you,' repeated the conductor.
I well remember one morning, as we were on the stand waiting for a fare, that a young man, carrying a heavy portmanteau, trod on a piece of orange peel which lay on the pavement, and fell down with great force.
Instantly flinging a fresh cloth over the round table under the bronze chandelier, though it already had a table cloth on it, he pushed up velvet chairs, and came to a standstill before Stepan Arkadyevitch with a napkin and a bill of fare in his hands, awaiting his commands.
Wide prairies Vegetable productions Tabular hills Slabs of sandstone Nebraska or Platte River Scanty fare Buffalo skulls Wagons turned into boats Herds of buffalo Cliffs resembling castles The chimney Scott's Bluffs Story connected with them The bighorn or ahsahta Its nature and habits Difference between that and the "woolly sheep," or goat of the mountains
And I will fare to Avelon to the fairest of all maidens To Argente their Queen, an elf very fair, And she shall my wounds make all sound All whole me make with healing draughts, And afterwards I will come again to my kingdom And dwell with the Britons with mickle joy.
Old Betty Higden fared upon her pilgrimage as many ruggedly honest creatures, women and men, fare on their toiling way along the roads of life.
The bread --but that couldn't be helped; besides, it was an anti-scorbutic; in short, the bread contained the only fresh fare they had.