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fare

fare

 
 
pronunciation:
feIr
features:
Homophone Note, Word History
part of speech: noun
definition: the price paid to ride on a bus, train, taxi, or airplane.
The bus fare is only fifty cents for children.
similar words:
charge, cost, fee, passenger, payment, price
derivation: farer (n.)
Homophone Note
Are you looking for the word fair? Fare and fair sound alike but have different meanings.
Word History
Fare comes from an Old English word that means "a journey."