Fare Fare, n. [AS. faru journey, fr. faran. See {Fare}, v.] 1. A journey; a passage. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

That nought might stay his fare. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

3. Ado; bustle; business. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The warder chid and made fare. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

4. Condition or state of things; fortune; hap; cheer. [1913 Webster]

What fare? what news abroad ? --Shak. [1913 Webster]

5. Food; provisions for the table; entertainment; as, coarse fare; delicious fare. ``Philosophic fare.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

6. The person or persons conveyed in a vehicle; as, a full fare of passengers. --A. Drummond. [1913 Webster]

7. The catch of fish on a fishing vessel. [1913 Webster]

{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. --Knight. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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