fare

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See also: farë and faré

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English fare, from the merger of Old English fær (journey, road), a neuter, + faru (journey, companions, baggage), feminine, from Proto-Germanic *farą, *farō (journey, fare), from Proto-Indo-European *por- (going, passage).

Noun[edit]

fare (plural fares)

  1. (obsolete) a going; journey; travel; voyage; course; passage
  2. Money paid for a transport ticket.
  3. A paying passenger, especially in a taxi.
  4. Food and drink.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 16, The Mirror and the Lamp:
      “[…] She takes the whole thing with desperate seriousness. But the others are all easy and jovial—thinking about the good fare that is soon to be eaten, about the hired fly, about anything.”
  5. Supplies for consumption or pleasure.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English faran (to journey), from Proto-Germanic *faraną, from Proto-Indo-European *por- (going, passage). Cognates include West Frisian farre, Dutch varen, German fahren (to travel), Danish fare, Icelandic fara (to go) and Swedish fara (to travel).

Verb[edit]

fare (third-person singular simple present fares, present participle faring, simple past fared or (archaic) fore, past participle fared or (rare) faren)

  1. (intransitive, archaic) To go, travel.
  2. (intransitive) To get along, succeed (well or badly); to be in any state, or pass through any experience, good or bad; to be attended with any circumstances or train of events.
    • Denham
      So fares the stag among the enraged hounds.
    • 2013 July 19, Ian Sample, “Irregular bedtimes may affect children's brains”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 6, page 34: 
      Irregular bedtimes may disrupt healthy brain development in young children, according to a study of intelligence and sleeping habits.  ¶ Going to bed at a different time each night affected girls more than boys, but both fared worse on mental tasks than children who had a set bedtime, researchers found.
  3. (intransitive) To eat, dine.
    • Bible, Luke xvi. 19
      There was a certain rich man which [] fared sumptuously every day.
  4. (intransitive, impersonal) To happen well, or ill.
    We shall see how it will fare with him.
    • Milton
      So fares it when with truth falsehood contends.
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Albanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

fare

  1. totally, wholly, completely
  2. (with negatives) at all

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /faːrə/, [ˈfɑːɑ]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

fare c (singular definite faren, plural indefinite farer)

  1. danger, hazard
  2. risk
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fara, from Proto-Germanic *faraną.

Verb[edit]

fare (imperative far, present farer, past farede or for or fór, past participle faret)

  1. rush, run (originally go)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

fare (imperative far, infinitive at fare, present tense farer, past tense farede, past participle har faret)

  1. farrow

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Adverb[edit]

fare

  1. by the action, by the initiative, by the effort, by order

Usage notes[edit]

  • Followed by the word de, forming the preposition fare de.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin facere, present active infinitive of faciō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfaː.re], /ˈfare/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: fà‧re
  • Rhymes: -are

Verb[edit]

fare

  1. (transitive) to do
  2. (transitive) to make
  3. (transitive) to act
  4. (transitive) to get someone to be something

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fāre

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of for

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

fare m (definite singular faren, indefinite plural farer, definite plural farene)

  1. danger

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fara.

Verb[edit]

fare (imperative far, present tense farer, simple past for, past participle fart, present participle farende)

  1. go; travel
  2. rush; tear
  3. (shipping) sail
  4. (archaic, poetry) travel; voyage

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

fare m (definite singular faren, indefinite plural farar, definite plural farane)

  1. danger

Verb[edit]

fare (present tense fer, past tense fór, past participle fare, passive infinitive farast, present participle farande, imperative far)

  1. Alternative form of fara.

Tahitian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fare

Noun[edit]

fare

  1. A house

Tarantino[edit]

Verb[edit]

fare

  1. (intransitive) To do or make

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فأرة (faʾra(t)).

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Noun[edit]

fare (definite accusative fareyi, plural fareler)

  1. mouse

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