fare

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noun
1 money paid to travel by bus, taxi, etc.
ADJECTIVE
expensive, high
cheap, low
adult (esp. BrE), full, normal, standard (BrE)
child's (esp. BrE), concessionary (BrE), discounted, half (esp. BrE), reduced
last-minute, sale, walk-up (all AmE)
one-way (esp. AmE), single (BrE)
return (BrE), round-trip (AmE)
first-class, second-class
coach (= cheapest seats on a plane) (AmE)
air, bus, cab, coach (= bus) (BrE), ferry (esp. BrE), rail (esp. BrE), subway (AmE), taxi, train, tube (BrE)
VERB + FARE
pay

I'm afraid you will have to pay the full fare.

charge

Buses charged a standard fare of about 20 pence per mile.

increase, put up (BrE), raise
cut, lower, reduce, slash

air fares slashed by a massive 30%

introduce, offer

The airline has introduced a cheap fare to New York.

dodge (BrE)

They caught him trying to dodge bus fares.

FARE + VERB
cost (sb) sth

The fare will cost you less if you travel midweek.

start at sth, start from sth

Last-minute fares start at $219 each way.

range from sth to sth

Round-trip fares range from $118 to $258.

go up, increase, rise
FARE + NOUN
hike (esp. AmE), increase, rise (BrE)
structure

a simplified fare structure

PREPOSITION
at … fare

Children travel at half fare. (esp. BrE)

PHRASES
an increase in fares, a rise in fares (esp. BrE)
a reduction in fares

The company promised reductions in fares.

2 passenger in a taxi
VERB + FARE
pick up

The taxi driver picked up a fare outside the opera house.

3 food; material for listening to, reading, etc.
ADJECTIVE
gourmet, rich
plain, simple
hearty, light (esp. AmE)
healthy, wholesome (esp. BrE)
local
vegetarian
English, Italian, Mexican, etc.
Christmas
average, daily, normal, regular (esp. AmE), standard, staple, traditional, typical, usual

Trials involving celebrities are the daily fare of newspapers.

The band's music was standard rock fare.

family

This movie is perfect family fare.

television, TV
VERB + FARE
offer, serve

a restaurant serving traditional Scottish fare

sample

tourists seeing the sights and sampling the local Mexican fare

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verb
ADVERB
badly, poorly, well

She should fare better in this competition.

This movie fared poorly at the British box office.

He fared well against his main rival.


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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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