from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The fare charged a passenger, as on a streetcar or bus.

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  • n. The passenger fare charged for riding on a streetcar or bus.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the fare charged for riding a bus or streetcar


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  • Moreover, the motion-picture theatre, where he does go for his evening's relaxation, is almost always much nearer to his home, possibly saving him an additional expense in carfare.

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  • People who won't work for a living ( "Sloth Americans") usually enjoy one or more income streams - "pin money," "carfare" or "walking around money."

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  • You remember that fiver you gave me the time I didn't have carfare?

    Chapter 41

  • He had in his pocket but five cents with which to pay his carfare home, so he sent the message collect.

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  • He had stood the barber off, and he had walked all the way from the City Hall because of lack of the nickel carfare.


  • "I didn't have the carfare, and I live across the Bay," Martin answered bluntly, with the idea of showing them his imperative need for the money.

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  • I had some drinks, an 'treated a couple of the boys, an' then there was carfare.


  • And then the DoD would only have to pay for carfare -- and that would be that.

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  • Then he turned to Bill and smilingly said, Bill, you know, I think it would be a good idea if you gave Ms. Delph carfare and sent her home.

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  • "You have social workers saying, 'She doesn't visit her child because she has no money for carfare'," says Murphy.

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