Definition of 'fare'
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One way to ensure you secure a cheap fare is to book early. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She could not afford the bus fare. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It also said that its main sale fared less well than a year earlier. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Saracens haven't fared badly without them. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The hope of surge pricing (when the fare goes up because of high demand). Times, Sunday Times (2016)But I was more bothered about the 70 taxi fare! The Sun (2017)Why should I expect others to pay my Tube fare? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Online there are a variety of ways for you to get the best fare possible. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The other was given his bus fare and told to go home. A Channel of Peace (1993)Some parts of the industry are faring quite well. Times, Sunday Times (2010)She cannot afford the bus fare to town to see a doctor. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many other firms fare badly in this area. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Those who eat more balanced fare can rest easy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They make pretty stagnant fare as a code of practice for society. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Just pay the fare and get out. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The taxi fare probably was excessive but the driver knew you had no option but to pay up. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Train companies cannot explain to an individual passenger why their fare has gone up by a certain amount. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Sometimes they run out of money and need bus fare to make it the rest of the way. Christianity Today (2000)At present they would pay a peak fare for the whole journey but under the new system that would change. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Organic food has fared particularly badly. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Equity income funds fared less well. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Let's hope he charged a competitive fare. The Sun (2016)The earlier you book, the better the chance of getting the cheap fare. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Only marginally cheaper than the principality's average taxi fare. The Sun (2015)The watchdog said only 44 per cent of passengers thought their fare was value for money. The Sun (2011)Its members generally fare relatively well in downturns because they tend to sell low-cost household and personal products. Times, Sunday Times (2010)An industry that is faring poorly in relation to other parts of domestic manufacturing may still be performing better than competitors in other countries. Competing in a Global Economy (1990)It was principally for this that he needed "too much" the dollars that he was reluctant to spend on the train fare home. Truman (1986)I was dreading the prospect of hospital fare: bland food and sugary drinks. The Sun (2016)For an extra bag, for example, a fare is fair. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'fare'
British English: fare /fɛə/ NOUN
The fare is the money that you pay for a journey by bus, taxi, train, boat, or aeroplane.
He couldn't afford the train fare.
- American English: fare
- Arabic: أُجْرَةُ السَّفَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: tarifa
- Chinese: 费用
- Croatian: vozarina
- Czech: jízdné
- Danish: billetpris
- Dutch: vervoerprijs
- European Spanish: billete pasaje
- Finnish: matkalipun hinta
- French: prix coût d’un voyage
- German: Fahrpreis
- Greek: ναύλος
- Italian: tariffa
- Japanese: 運賃
- Korean: 승차 요금
- Norwegian: billettpris
- Polish: opłata
- European Portuguese: tarifa
- Romanian: costul unui bilet de călătorie
- Russian: стоимость проезда
- Spanish: tarifa
- Swedish: biljettpris
- Thai: ค่าโดยสาร
- Turkish: ücret
- Ukrainian: плата за проїзд
- Vietnamese: tiền vé
British English: fare VERB
If you say that someone or something fares well or badly, you are referring to the degree of success they achieve in a particular situation or activity.
It is unlikely that the marine industry will fare any better in September.
Definition of fare from the Collins English Dictionary
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