Fare meaning

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Fare is defined as a paying passenger, a fee for transportation or food.

An example of fare is someone traveling by train.

An example of fare is two dollars someone is charged for traveling by bus.

An example of fare is soup in a cafe.

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Food available to be eaten.
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The usual kind of diet.
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Money paid for a transport ticket.
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A paying passenger, especially in a taxi.
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Food and drink.
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Supplies for consumption or pleasure.
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(intransitive, archaic) To go, travel.
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(intransitive) To get along, succeed (well or badly); to be in any state, or pass through any experience, good or bad; to be attended with any circumstances or train of events.
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(intransitive) To eat, dine.
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(intransitive, impersonal) To happen well, or ill.

We shall see how it will fare with him.

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The definition of fare is to go through an experience or have a result.

An example of fare is someone doing well on their driving test.

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To get along.

How are you faring with your project?

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To happen or develop.

How does it fare with you?

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To travel; go.
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To dine; eat.
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A transportation charge, as for a bus.
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A passenger transported for a fee.
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Food and drink; diet.

Simple home-cooked fare.

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To travel; go.
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To happen; result.

How did it fare with him?

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To be in a specified condition or position; get on; go through an experience.

He fared well on his trip.

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To eat or be given food.
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Money paid or to be paid for transportation in a train, taxi, plane, etc.
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A passenger who pays a fare.
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The condition of things.
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Origin of fare

From Old English faran (“to journey”), from Proto-Germanic *faraną, 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”).