fare

[ fair ]
/ fɛər /

noun

verb (used without object), fared, far·ing.

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Origin of fare

before 1000; Middle English faren, Old English faran; cognate with German fahren, Old Norse fara, Gothic faran; akin to emporium, port5, pram2

OTHER WORDS FROM fare

far·er, noun

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH fare

fair far fare
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British Dictionary definitions for fare

fare
/ (fɛə) /

noun

the sum charged or paid for conveyance in a bus, train, aeroplane, etc
a paying passenger, esp when carried by taxi
a range of food and drink; diet

verb (intr)

Derived forms of fare

farer, noun

Word Origin for fare

Old English faran; related to Old Norse fara to travel, Old High German faran to go, Greek poros ford
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