fare

fare
fare1 [feə US fer] n
[: Old English; Origin: faru 'journey']
1.)
the price you pay to travel somewhere by bus, train, plane etc
bus/train/air/cab fare
Air fares have shot up by 20%.
half-fare/full-fare
Children under 14 travel half-fare.
see usage notecost1
2.) [U] written
food, especially food served in a restaurant or eaten on a special occasion
traditional Christmas fare
3.)
a passenger in a taxi
4.) [U]
something that is offered to the public, especially as entertainment
The movie is suitable family fare .
fare 2
fare2 v
fare well/badly/better etc
to be successful, unsuccessful etc
Although Chicago has fared better than some cities, unemployment remains a problem.
He wondered how Ed had fared in the interview.

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  • fare (1) — {{hw}}{{fare (1)}{{/hw}}A v. tr.  (pres. io faccio , raro fò , tu fai , egli fa , noi facciamo , voi fate , essi fanno ; imperf. io facevo , tu facevi , egli faceva , essi facevano ; pass. rem. io feci , tu facesti , egli fece , noi facemmo , voi …   Enciclopedia di italiano

  • fare — [feə ǁ fer] noun [countable] TRAVEL the price paid to travel by plane, train etc: • With cheaper air fares, travelers have more vacation choices. • South Yorkshire s low bus fares are persuading drivers to leave their cars at home. • Children… …   Financial and business terms

  • Fare — Fare, n. [AS. faru journey, fr. faran. See {Fare}, v.] 1. A journey; a passage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That nought might stay his fare. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. The price of passage or going; the sum paid or due for conveying a person by land or …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • faré — [ fare ] n. m. • d. i.; mot tahitien ♦ Habitation traditionnelle de Tahiti. ● faré nom masculin (polynésien fare) Maison traditionnelle polynésienne, en bois, largement ouverte et recouverte de paille. faré ou fare n. m. (Nouv. Cal., Polynésie fr …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • FARE — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. FARE est l’acronyme de Football Against Racism in Europe (le football contre le racisme en Europe) Fare, habitation polynésienne traditionnelle sainte… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fare — (f[^a]r), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Fared}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Faring}.] [AS. faran to travel, fare; akin to OS., Goth., & OHG. faran to travel, go, D. varen, G. fahren, OFries., Icel., & Sw. fara, Dan. fare, Gr. ????? a way through, ??????? a ferry,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Faré — Fare (bâtiment) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Fare. Un fare ou faré est une habitation polynésienne traditionnelle. Description Anciennement construit en bambou et recouvert de feuilles de pandanus et de palmiers, de différentes grandeurs,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fare — bezeichnet Fare (Fluss), einen Fluss in Frankreich, Nebenfluss des Loir den Hauptort des Atolls Huahine die Organisation FARE, siehe Football Against Racism in Europe den französischen Dichter Charles Auguste de La Fare (1644 1712) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • fare — [n1] amount charged for transportation book, charge, check, expense, passage, price, slug, tariff, ticket, token, toll; concept 329 fare [n2] food served at meals commons, diet, eatables, eats*, edibles, meals, menu, provision, rations, slop*,… …   New thesaurus

  • fare — [fer] vi. fared, faring [ME faren < OE faran, to go, wander, akin to Ger fahren & Du raren < IE base * per , to come over, transport > L portare, to carry, Gr peran, to pass over, peira, a trial, poros, a way] 1. Old Poet. to travel; go… …   English World dictionary

  • Fare — Le nom se rencontre dans plusieurs départements (07, 37, 84, 86). C est un toponyme emprunté aux langues germaniques (fara), qui désigne une exploitation familiale, un domaine rural. En Ardèche, le patronyme doit désigner celui qui est originaire …   Noms de famille

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