fare /ˈfær, ˈfɛr/
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.
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.
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