noun Date: 1863 passenger fare (as on a bus)

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  • carfare — index fare Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • carfare — ☆ carfare [kär′fer΄ ] n. the price of a ride on a subway, bus, etc …   English World dictionary

  • carfare — noun The passenger fare charged for riding on a streetcar or bus. Anyhow, Ill have to keep out lunch money and carfare, and so will Edith. , Syn: busfare …   Wiktionary

  • carfare — /kahr fair /, n. the amount charged for a ride on a subway, streetcar, bus, etc. [1865 70, Amer.; CAR1 + FARE] * * * …   Universalium

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  • carfare — car|fare [ kar,fer ] noun uncount AMERICAN OLD FASHIONED money that you pay to ride a bus, STREETCAR, or SUBWAY (=train that travels underground) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • carfare — n. cost of travel (on a bus, taxi, or other vehicle) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • carfare — noun N. Amer. the fare for travel on a bus, underground train, or similar public transport …   English new terms dictionary

  • carfare — noun (U) AmE old fashioned the amount of money that it costs to travel on a trolley (3) in some cities in the US …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • carfare — car•fare [[t]ˈkɑrˌfɛər[/t]] n. the amount charged for a ride on a subway or bus • Etymology: 1865–70, amer …   From formal English to slang

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