Definitions of fare

  1. proceed or get along; " How is she doing in her new job?"; " How are you making out in graduate school?"; " He's come a long way"
  2. an agenda of things to do; " they worked rapidly down the menu of reports"
  3. the food and drink that are regularly consumed
  4. a paying ( taxi) passenger
  5. the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
  6. eat well
  7. To go; to pass; to journey; to travel.
  8. To be in any state, or pass through any experience, good or bad; to be attended with any circummstances or train of events, fortunate or unfortunate; as, he fared well, or ill.
  9. To be treated or entertained at table, or with bodily or social comforts; to live.
  10. To behave; to conduct one's self.
  11. A journey; a passage.
  12. The price of passage or going; the sum paid or due for conveying a person by land or water; as, the fare for crossing a river; the fare in a coach or by railway.
  13. Ado; bustle; business.
  14. Food; provisions for the table; entertainment; as, coarse fare; delicious fare.
  15. The person or persons conveyed in a vehicle; as, a full fare of passengers.
  16. The catch of fish on a fishing vessel.
  17. To happen well, or ill; - used impersonally; as, we shall see how it will fare with him.
  18. To be in any state, either good or ill; be entertained with food; live; succeed.
  19. The sum paid for a journey by rail, etc.; a person conveyed for hire in a vehicle; provisions of a table.
  20. To get on or succeed; to happen well or ill to; to feed.
  21. ( orig.) A course or passage; the price of passage; food or provisions for the table.
  22. Price of passage; food.
  23. To get on or succeed; to be in any state; to feed.
  24. To be in any state; get on; happen; turn out; be provided as regards food and drink.
  25. Passage - money.
  26. A passenger.
  27. Food and drink; diet; eatables.
  28. The price of passage or the sum for conveying a person by land and water; food; provisions of the table; the person conveyed in a vehicle.
  29. To be in any state, good or bad; to feed; to be entertained; to succeed; to happen well or ill; to go; to pass or move on.
  30. The price or sum paid for conveyance by land or water; a passenger.
  31. To be in any state, good or bad; to feed; to be entertained; to happen.
  32. Prepared food; entertainment.

Usage examples for fare

  1. You'll fare all right if you last through as you've begun. – The Boys of Bellwood School by Frank V. Webster
  2. Here is your car fare. – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  3. " I prefer that you keep it," she insisted firmly, " for, besides, I shall have to ask you to let me have fare back to the city- a couple of dollars? – The Chase of the Golden Plate by Jacques Futrelle
  4. What's the fare in real money? – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  5. If he is not, they do not fare quite so well. – Northern California, Oregon, and the Sandwich Islands by Charles Nordhoff
  6. Nay, dearest mistress, you fare marvellous better now. – Mistress Margery by Emily Sarah Holt
  7. " You say you would not recognize your fare if you saw him," continued Bruce. – A Mysterious Disappearance by Gordon Holmes
  8. Now he pulled down the front window to tell the driver to hasten; now he drew it up again, but only five minutes after, to tell the man to slacken his pace, till, apparently annoyed at the interruptions, the driver settled down into a quiet regular trot, out of which neither the threats nor exhortations of his fare could move him. – By Birth a Lady by George Manville Fenn
  9. Still, you may fare better. – The Mystery of The Barranca by Herman Whitaker
  10. The day before Christmas, mother sent me up to the forest with a basket of good fare for Strong Ingmar. – Jerusalem by Selma Lagerlöf
  11. Pay her fare and give her a sovereign. – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
  12. Probably we should fare worse if we went farther. – The Charm of Ireland by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  13. In the cars she gave him her money, and he said, " I will return my fare to- morrow night." – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  14. I was so wild I paid a car- fare- I rode straight as a die down to that place, and I went in and saw the clerk. – The Journal of Arthur Stirling "The Valley of the Shadow" by Upton Sinclair
  15. He would fare neither better nor worse. – Every Man for Himself by Norman Duncan
  16. The fare should be hard, and those that were able obliged to work. – An Essay on the Principle of Population by Thomas Malthus
  17. Chambermaids, bell- boys, and other " help," are served in the " helps' hall," from a separate bill of fare. – Guide to Hotel Housekeeping by Mary E. Palmer
  18. I fare as well as you! – The Tale of the Pie and the Patty Pan by Beatrix Potter