fare

[feษ™(r)]

fare Definition

  • 1the money a passenger on public transportation has to pay
  • 2food and drink
  • 3how well or badly someone or something is doing

Using fare: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "fare" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The bus fare has increased by 10%.

  • Example

    The restaurant's fare was delicious.

  • Example

    How did the team fare in the competition?

  • Example

    I hope you fare well on your exam.

fare Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for fare

Phrases with fare

  • fair-fare

    a pun that plays on the homophones 'fair' and 'fare', often used in advertising or marketing

    Example

    Come to our fair for a fair fare!

  • an expression of farewell, often used to convey good wishes or blessings

    Example

    Fare thee well, my friend. I hope to see you again soon.

  • food that is spoiled or contaminated, often causing illness

    Example

    I got sick from eating the foul fare at that restaurant.

Origins of fare

from Old English 'fรฆr', meaning 'journey'

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Summary: fare in Brief

The term 'fare' [feษ™(r)] refers to three main concepts: the cost of public transportation, food and drink, and how well or badly someone or something is doing. Examples include 'The bus fare has increased by 10%,' 'The restaurant's fare was delicious,' and 'How did the team fare in the competition?' The phrase 'fair-fare' is a pun that plays on the homophones 'fair' and 'fare,' while 'fare thee well' is an expression of farewell.

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