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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fare /ˈfær, ˈfɛr/
 C車費,船費;C乘客,旅客;U伙食(vi.)過活,遭遇;吃,進食

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fare v. i. [imp. & p. p. Fared p. pr. & vb. n. Faring.]
 1. To go; to pass; to journey; to travel.
 So on he fares, and to the border comes
 Of Eden.   --Milton.
 2. 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.
    So fares the stag among the enraged hounds.   --Denham.
    I bid you most heartily well to fare.   --Robynson (More's Utopia).
    So fared the knight between two foes.   --Hudibras.
 3. To be treated or entertained at table, or with bodily or social comforts; to live.
    There was a certain rich man which . . . fared sumptuously every day.   --Luke xvi. 19.
 4. To happen well, or ill; -- used impersonally; as, we shall see how it will fare with him.
    So fares it when with truth falsehood contends.   --Milton.
 5. To behave; to conduct one's self. [Obs.]
    She ferde [fared] as she would die.   --Chaucer.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fare n.
 1. A journey; a passage. [Obs.]
    That nought might stay his fare.   --Spenser.
 2. 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.
 3. Ado; bustle; business. [Obs.]
    The warder chid and made fare.   --Chaucer.
 4. Condition or state of things; fortune; hap; cheer.
    What fare? what news abroad ?   --Shak.
 5. Food; provisions for the table; entertainment; as, coarse fare; delicious fare. “Philosophic fare.”
 6. The person or persons conveyed in a vehicle; as, a full fare of passengers.
 7. The catch of fish on a fishing vessel.
 Bill of fare. See under Bill.
 Fare indicator or Fare register, a device for recording the number of passengers on a street car, etc.
 Fare wicket. (a) A gate or turnstile at the entrance of toll bridges, exhibition grounds, etc., for registering the number of persons passing it. (b) An opening in the door of a street car for purchasing tickets of the driver or passing fares to the conductor.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 fare
      n 1: an agenda of things to do; "they worked rapidly down the
           menu of reports" [syn: menu]
      2: the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance [syn: transportation]
      3: a paying (taxi) passenger
      4: the food and drink that are regularly consumed
      v 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" [syn: do, make out, come, get along]
      2: eat well