From Middle English afaren, from Old English āfaran (“to depart, march, to go out of or from a place, travel, remove, lead out”). Equivalent to a- + fare.
afare (third-person singular simple present afares, present participle afaring, simple past afared or afore, past participle afared or afaren)
- (intransitive, obsolete) To depart.
- feminine singular of afar