Fare is a slightly difficult word, but we're here to help you better understand it...with EXAMPLES!
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Below you will find the definition of fare, followed by 43 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - a paying (taxi) passenger
EXAMPLES - Fare in a Sentence
- Wagg admitted that the fare was a disgrace to the state. (source)
- A fare was a fare, and the American spassvogel had money. (source)
- For dinner, the fare was a vegetable soup with a chunk of meat. (source)
- On his trip his fare was the accustomed one of dry bread and cheese. (source)
- Now, once more, farewell; in the true sense of the word fare-thee-well! (source)
- The match was standard tag fare and very athletic while Kidd was in ring. (source)
- Regios looks to be your standard shounen action fare, which is fine by me. (source)
- In any case, the fare is Italian, so best to start saving up your carbs now. (source)
- But if she stays through Saturday night, the fare is about $250, NYT reports. (source)
- If I recall the fare is 5 pesos - as opposed to about 150 pesos for a cab ride. (source)
- Bus fare is about half as much as taxi fare, which is usually under one dollar U.S. (source)
- The fare was a halfpenny apiece, and the boat almost too much crowded for standing-room. (source)
- The fare is a healthy mix of the appetizers, entrees and sushi one would expect to see at any (source)
- The rest of the fare is apparently low-end clothing and goodies from the USA and some used stuff. (source)
- I would invite you to come and stop with us over Sunday, but for the railroad fare, which is high. (source)
- The bus driver getting in a fight with someone over their fare is the last thing I need in my bus ride. (source)
- If the fare is a stupid amount, like $1.35, it greatly adds to the inconvenience factor of riding transit. (source)
- With chef Jose Garces at its helm, the restaurant's menu focuses on fare from the Catalan region of Spain, or what (source)
- Cool, maybe the Vikes will get some impartial Zebras who will call a fare game and not protect the NFL $$$ Storyline. (source)
- I am in Haandi, purveyor of world-class Indian fare, which is so good it has exported its cuisine to curry-rich London. (source)
- Sensations down South, Kamal Haasan and Rajnikanth vied for a wider audience taking their first baby steps in Hindi fare like (source)
- The Pera tram is so crowded that you escape being asked for a fare, which is fortunate, seeing that you have no Turkish money. (source)
- Middle of the block, middle of a controlled intersection, twenty yards past the last passenger pickup: no matter, a fare is a fare. (source)
- Commons having returned to their country, the _menu_ at the House will have to consist, until the end of the session, of plain English fare. (source)
- Overseas calls fare worst and it's often a game of two-up whether I need to resort back to the old, but, bullet proof PSTN. good and bad experiences (source)
- Flicoteaux's represent black game and fillet of sturgeon at Very's; they are not on the regular bill of fare, that is, and must be ordered beforehand. (source)
- A series of carriers have unveiled short-term fare discounts and flight upgrades, while bmibaby has added to its already extensive international schedule. (source)
- To this latter we bent our steps, and found in its tap-room rather better than the customary fare, that is to say, good white bread, as well as eggs and butter. (source)
- The waterman, now convinced that his fare was a lunatic, could think of naught better than to use soothing tones and to reply promptly, however absurd her questions. (source)
- Foodies curious about advancements in German fare will note some of Nolen's twists on dishes such as Pfanne, baked in the oven and served on a board in a cast-iron skillet. (source)
- AA also has a short-term fare sale, with tix starting at $39 each way plus taxes and fees, that requires booking before midnight Thursday for travel March 15-May 25 midweek. (source)
- It's very much your classic adventure title fare, and with the DS's touch screen controls, you have to wonder why there aren't more point and click titles available for the system. (source)
- No doubt they can ride at last who shall have earned their fare, that is, if they survive so long, but they will probably have lost their elasticity and desire to travel by that time. (source)
- While some clinics - like those of Partners in Health, the Cuban medical team, and Doctors without Borders - are free, they may require bus fare, which is well out of reach for many families. (source)
- And her mom, who was originally totally against the idea of her going there, is now offering to drive us down there AND pick us up again ... which saves on bus fare, which is pretty cool, I think. (source)
- However, it is not intended to enforce this by issuing a RONC in cases where an otherwise valid ticket has been initially validated but not re-validated for that journey as this behaviour is not classified as fare evasion. (source)
- And sorting it out, as airlines come up with new fees for various services in a process called fare unbundling, is increasingly frustrating to corporate travel managers, fare distributors, travel agents and, of course, passengers. (source)
- Derek Kravitz reports on the Dr. Gridlock blog that U.S. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.) has once again urged Virginia transportation officials to reduce toll fares on the Dulles Greenway, calling fare hikes in recent years "highway robbery." (source)
- The hackney-carriages of New York are very handsome, and, being drawn by two horses, have the appearance of private equipages; but woe to the stranger who trusts to the inviting announcement that the fare is a dollar within a certain circle. (source)
- The fare will be the same 710 yen ($7.85 at today's rate) for the first two kilometers (1.24 miles) as the company's other taxis, though they will principally be driven by women able to provide their customers with local area and tourist information. (source)
- However strange such variations are, Mr. Arima insists he learned them all from housewives during his research stints in Italy -- where, like many a Japanese cook-in-training, he was seduced away from a prior interest in French fare by the warmth of the culture. (source)
- And to the country he did start the next morning; and if, kind reader, it so happen that you feel your curiosity in any degree excited, all you have to do is to take a seat in your own imagination, whether outside or in, matters not, the fare is the same, and thus you will, at no great cost, be able to accompany him. (source)
- The average man no longer himself plants and tills and harvests the foods which enter into his bill of fare, that is, "earns his bread by the sweat of his brow," but accepts whatever is passed on to him by a long line of producers and purveyors who do his sweating for him, depriving him of the opportunity of earning both appetite and good digestion by honest toil. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 43 example sentences provided below is 66.0, which suggests that "fare" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.
We have 11 synonyms for fare.
book, charge, check, expense, passage, price, slug, tariff, ticket, token, toll
We have 10 antonyms for fare.
decrease, fail, halt, lose, mismanage, retreat, retrogress, stay, stop, wait
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of fare from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (verb-intransitive) To get along: How are you faring with your project?
- (verb-intransitive) To go or happen: How does it fare with you?
- (verb-intransitive) To travel; go.
- (verb-intransitive) To dine; eat.
- (noun) A transportation charge, as for a bus.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) Money paid for a transport ticket.
- (noun) A paying passenger, especially in a taxi.
- (noun) Food and drink.
- (noun) Supplies for consumption or pleasure.
- (verb) To go, travel
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- (verb-intransitive) To go; to pass; to journey; to travel.
- (verb-intransitive) 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.
- (verb-intransitive) To be treated or entertained at table, or with bodily or social comforts; to live.
- (verb-intransitive) To happen well, or ill; -- used impersonally.
- (verb-intransitive) To behave; to conduct one's self.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (None) To go; pass; move forward; proceed; travel.
- (None) To go or get on, as to circumstances; speed; be in a certain state; be attended with certain circumstances or events; be circumstanced; specifically, to be in a certain condition as regards fortune, or bodily or social comforts.
- (None) To be entertained with food; eat and drink.
- (None) To go or come out, as to result; happen; turn out; result; come to pass: with it impersonally.
- (None) To conduct one's self; behave.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) a paying (taxi) passenger
- (noun) an agenda of things to do
- (verb) proceed or get along
- (noun) the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
- (noun) the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed