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fare

fare

 
 
pronunciation:
feIr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
features:
Homophone Note, Word History
part of speech: noun
definition: the price paid to ride on a bus, train, taxi, or airplane, or a passenger who pays this price.
The bus fare is only fifty cents for children.The taxi driver picked up seven fares this afternoon.
synonyms:
passage
similar words:
charge, cost, fee, passenger, payment, price, token
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: fared, fares, faring
definition: to get along or be treated.
How is she faring in her new job?
synonyms:
do, get along
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."