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FARE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does fare mean? 

FARE (noun)
  The noun FARE has 4 senses:

1. an agenda of things to do
2. the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
3. a paying (taxi) passenger
4. the food and drink that are regularly consumed

  Familiarity information: FARE used as a noun is uncommon.


FARE (verb)
  The verb FARE has 2 senses:

1. proceed or get along
2. eat well

  Familiarity information: FARE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FARE (noun)


Sense 1fare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An agenda of things to do

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

fare; menu

Context example:

they worked rapidly down the menu of reports

Hypernyms ("fare" is a kind of...):

agenda; docket; schedule (a temporally organized plan for matters to be attended to)


Sense 2fare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The sum charged for riding in a public conveyance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting possession and transfer of possession

Synonyms:

fare; transportation

Hypernyms ("fare" is a kind of...):

charge (the price charged for some article or service)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fare"):

airfare (the fare charged for traveling by airplane)

bus fare; carfare (the fare charged for riding a bus or streetcar)

cab fare; taxi fare (the fare charged for riding in a taxicab)

train fare (the fare charged for traveling by train)


Sense 3fare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A paying (taxi) passenger

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("fare" is a kind of...):

passenger; rider (a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it)


Sense 4fare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The food and drink that are regularly consumed

Classified under:

Nouns denoting foods and drinks

Hypernyms ("fare" is a kind of...):

food; nutrient (any substance that can be metabolized by an organism to give energy and build tissue)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "fare"):

diet (the usual food and drink consumed by an organism (person or animal))

ration (the food allowance for one day (especially for service personnel))

board; table (food or meals in general)

chow; chuck; eats; grub (informal terms for a meal)

menu (the dishes making up a meal)

dietary (a regulated daily food allowance)

diet (a prescribed selection of foods)


FARE (verb)


Sense 1fare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Proceed or get along

Classified under:

Verbs of being, having, spatial relations

Synonyms:

fare; get along; do; make out; come

Context examples:

How is she doing in her new job? / How are you making out in graduate school? / He's come a long way

Hypernyms (to "fare" is one way to...):

go; proceed (follow a certain course)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s Adjective/Noun
Somebody ----s Adjective


Sense 2fare [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Eat well

Classified under:

Verbs of eating and drinking

Hypernyms (to "fare" is one way to...):

eat (take in solid food)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s


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