American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To get along: How are you faring with your project?
- v. To go or happen: How does it fare with you?
- v. To travel; go.
- v. To dine; eat.
- n. A transportation charge, as for a bus.
- n. A passenger transported for a fee.
- n. Food and drink; diet: simple home-cooked fare.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To go; pass; move forward; proceed; travel.
- To go or get on, as to circumstances; speed; be in a certain state; be attended with certain circumstances or events; be circumstanced; specifically, to be in a certain condition as regards fortune, or bodily or social comforts.
- To be entertained with food; eat and drink.
- To go or come out, as to result; happen; turn out; result; come to pass: with it impersonally.
- To conduct one's self; behave.
- In an expletive use, to seem; appear.
- n. A going; a journey; voyage; course; passage.
- n. A company of persons making a journey.
- n. The price of passage or going; the sum paid or due for conveyance by land or water: as, the fare for crossing by a ferry; the fare for conveyance in a railroad-train, cab, omnibus, etc.
- n. The person or persons conveyed in a vehicle.
- n. Outfit for a journey; equipment.
- n. Food; provisions of the table.
- n. Experience; treatment; fortune; cheer.
- n. Proceeding; conduct; behavior.
- n. Doings; ado; bustle; tumult; stir.
- n. The quantity of fish taken in a fishing-vessel.
- n. The form or track of a hare.
- n. A game played with dice.
- n. A farrow: as, a fare of pigs.
- To resemble, or act like (another).
- n. Money paid for a transport ticket.
- n. A paying passenger, especially in a taxi.
- n. Food and drink.
- n. Supplies for consumption or pleasure.
- v. intransitive, archaic To go, travel
- v. intransitive To get along, succeed, be
- v. intransitive To eat, dine
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To go; to pass; to journey; to travel.
- v. To be in any state, or pass through any experience, good or bad; to be attended with any circummstances or train of events, fortunate or unfortunate.
- v. To be treated or entertained at table, or with bodily or social comforts; to live.
- v. To happen well, or ill; -- used impersonally.
- v. obsolete To behave; to conduct one's self.
- n. obsolete A journey; a passage.
- n. The price of passage or going; the sum paid or due for conveying a person by land or water
- n. obsolete Ado; bustle; business.
- n. Condition or state of things; fortune; hap; cheer.
- n. Food; provisions for the table; entertainment.
- n. The person or persons conveyed in a vehicle.
- n. The catch of fish on a fishing vessel.
- n. a paying (taxi) passenger
- n. an agenda of things to do
- v. proceed or get along
- n. the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
- n. the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
- v. eat well
- From Old English faran ("to journey"), from Proto-Germanic *faranan, from Proto-Indo-European *por- (“going, passage”). Cognates include West Frisian farre, Dutch varen, German fahren ("to travel"), Danish fare, Icelandic fara ("to go") and Swedish fara ("to travel"). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English faren, from Old English faran; see per-2 in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The bus driver getting in a fight with someone over their fare is the last thing I need in my bus ride.”
“But if she stays through Saturday night, the fare is about $250, NYT reports.”
“The rest of the fare is apparently low-end clothing and goodies from the USA and some used stuff.”
“If the fare is a stupid amount, like $1.35, it greatly adds to the inconvenience factor of riding transit.”
“If I recall the fare is 5 pesos - as opposed to about 150 pesos for a cab ride.”
“Bus fare is about half as much as taxi fare, which is usually under one dollar U.S.”
“Middle of the block, middle of a controlled intersection, twenty yards past the last passenger pickup: no matter, a fare is a fare.”
“However strange such variations are, Mr. Arima insists he learned them all from housewives during his research stints in Italy -- where, like many a Japanese cook-in-training, he was seduced away from a prior interest in French fare by the warmth of the culture.”
“Now, once more, farewell; in the true sense of the word fare-thee-well!”
“AA also has a short-term fare sale, with tix starting at $39 each way plus taxes and fees, that requires booking before midnight Thursday for travel March 15-May 25 midweek.”
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