WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
fare /fɛr/USA pronunciation
n., v., fared, far•ing.
[countable] the price of traveling in a bus, airplane, or other carrier:special fares for senior citizens.
[countable] a person who pays to travel in a vehicle:The cab driver took her fare to the airport.
[uncountable] food; diet:The restaurant serves hearty fare.
[uncountable] something offered to the public, as for entertainment:musical fare of folk songs and country tunes.
v. [no object]
to experience good or bad fortune, treatment, etc.; get on:He didn't fare too well on his own.
Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
fare /fɛə/ n
- the sum charged or paid for conveyance in a bus, train, aeroplane, etc
- a paying passenger, esp when carried by taxi
- a range of food and drink; diet
Etymology: Old English faran; related to Old Norse fara to travel, Old High German faran to go, Greek poros fordˈfarer n
- to get on (as specified); manage: he fared well
- with it as a subject: to turn out or happen as specified: it fared badly with him
- archaic to eat: we fared sumptuously
- (often followed by forth) archaic to go or travel
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