fare

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See also: Fare, faré, fâre, fārè, and farë

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

fare (countable and uncountable, plural fares)

  1. (obsolete) A going; journey; travel; voyage; course; passage.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:journey
  2. (countable) Money paid for a transport ticket.
    train fare
    bus fare
    taxi fare
  3. (countable) A paying passenger, especially in a taxi.
  4. (uncountable) Food and drink.
    • 1918, W. B. Maxwell, chapter 16, in 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. (uncountable) Supplies for consumption or pleasure.
  6. (countable, Britain, crime, slang) A prostitute's client.
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:prostitute's client
Derived terms[edit]
Terms derived from fare (noun)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English faren, from Old English faran (to travel, journey), from Proto-West Germanic *faran, from Proto-Germanic *faraną, from Proto-Indo-European *por- (a going, passage).

Cognate with West Frisian farre, Dutch varen (to sail), German fahren (to travel), Danish and Norwegian Bokmål fare, Norwegian Nynorsk and Icelandic fara (to go) and Swedish fara (to travel).

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (intransitive, archaic) To go, travel.
    Behold! A knight fares forth.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, VI.11:
      [] And fared like a furious wyld Beare, / Whose whelpes are stolne away, she being otherwhere.
    • 1885, Richard F. Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Night 17:
      Then he came down rejoicing and said, "I have seen what seemeth to be a city as 'twere a pigeon." Hereat we rejoiced and, ere an hour of the day had passed, the buildings showed plain in the offing and we asked the Captain, "What is the name of yonder city?" and he answered "By Allah I wot not, for I never saw it before and never sailed these seas in my life: but, since our troubles have ended in safety, remains for you only to land their with your merchandise and, if you find selling profitable, sell and make your market of what is there; and if not, we will rest here two days and provision ourselves and fare away.
  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.
    • 1642, John Denham, "Cooper's Hill"
      So fares the stag among the enraged hounds.
    • 2013 July 19, Ian Sample, “Irregular bedtimes may affect children's brains”, in 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, archaic) To eat, dine.
  4. (intransitive, impersonal) To happen well, or ill.
    We shall see how it will fare with him.
  5. (intransitive) To move along; proceed; progress; advance
    We will continue to monitor how the hurricane fares against projected models.
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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From farë (seed, semen, kind).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

fare

  1. totally, wholly, completely
  2. kind
    Ç'farë? ~ Ç'fare?What kind? (~ What? How?)
  3. (with negatives) at all
References[edit]
  1. ^ Stefan Schumacher & Joachim Matzinger, Die Verben des Altalbanischen: Belegwörterbuch, Vorgeschichte und Etymologie (Wiesbaden: Otto Harrassowitz, 2013), 223.

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaːrə/, [ˈfɑːɑ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German vāre (danger, persecution, fear), from Old Saxon fāra, from Proto-Germanic *fērō (danger), cognate with English fear, German Gefahr.

Noun[edit]

fare c (singular definite faren, plural indefinite farer)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse fara, from Proto-Germanic *faraną, English fare, German fahren.

Verb[edit]

fare (past tense farede or for, past participle faret)

  1. to rush, run
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Etymology 3[edit]

Derived from Old Danish *far (pig), from Old Norse *farr, from Proto-Germanic *farhaz, cognate with Swedish fargalt, English farrow, German Ferkel, Dutch varken. The Germanic word goes back to Proto-Indo-European *pórḱos, hence also Latin porcus, Polish prosię (piglet).

Verb[edit]

fare (past tense farede, past participle faret)

  1. to farrow
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Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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, from Proto-Italic *fakiō, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to put, place, set).

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

fare

  1. (transitive) to do
  2. (transitive) to make
    1. to create
    2. to bring about
      fare rumoreto make noise
      fare disordineto cause disorder
    3. (sometimes with da) to behave or act
      fate i bravibe good (literally, “act as good (boys and girls)”)
      fare la caviato be a guinea pig (literally, “act as a guinea pig”)
      un tavolo che fa da scrivaniaa table that acts as a desk
    4. to constitute
      fate una bella coppiayou (guys) make a nice couple
    5. to numerically result in; to add up to
      due e tre fanno cinquetwo and three make five
      due per tre fanno seitwo times three make six
    6. to formulate in the mind
    7. to cause to be; to render
    8. (ditransitive) to compel
    9. (ditransitive) to force
  3. to provoke (a physical sensation)
    mi fai il solleticoyou are tickling me (literally, “you provoke on me a tickling feeling”)
  4. (transitive) to inflict (damage, pain, etc.) on
    fargli un lividoto give him a bruise (literally, “inflict a bruise on him”)
  5. (transitive) to cause or arouse (an emotion)
    mi fa paurait scares me (literally, “it arouses fear within me”)
  6. (transitive) to draw up or enter into (a contract, agreement, etc.)
  7. (transitive) to exit the body
    fare sangue dal nasoto nosebleed (literally, “emit blood from the nose”)
  8. (transitive) to have (a baby)
  9. (transitive) (of a plant) to produce a lot of (fruit or flowers)
  10. (transitive) (of a state, country, etc.) to have (a certain population)
    l'USA fa cira 300 milioni di abitantithe USA has about 300 million inhabitants
  11. (transitive, familiar) to cost
    quanto fa il gelato?how much does the ice cream cost?
    1. (with a) to sell (for) (a price)
      a quanto le fai?at how much are you selling them for?
  12. (transitive) to clean up
    fai la stanza!clean up your room!
    fare la barbato shave (literally, “clean up one's beard”)
  13. (transitive) to adress
    mi ha fatto gli augurihe congratulated me (literally, “he adressed congratulations to me”)
    fare un invitoto address an invite
  14. (transitive) to organize or celebrate (an event, party, etc.)
    fare una festato throw a party
    fare la comunioneto celebrate a communion
  15. (transitive) to stage (a play, movie, etc.)
    1. (of a director, actor, etc.) to produce or participate in (a play, movie, etc.)
    2. to interpret (a role, character, etc.); to act
    3. (with a or in) (chiefly in the form fanno) (of a movie, show, etc.) to be planned or scheduled (at a certain time)
      cosa fanno al cinema?
      what (movies) do they have scheduled at the movie theater?
  16. (transitive) to be subscribed to; to do regularly
    1. to attend (a school) or be in (a grade level)
      faccio la terza mediaI am in the eighth grade
    2. to practice (a hobby, sport, etc.)
      fa balletshe does ballet
  17. (transitive) to follow (a road, etc.)
    fare via Garibaldito follow Garibaldi street
  18. (transitive) to visit (a country, city, etc.)
    fare l'Italiato visit Italy
  19. (transitive) to last (an amount of time)
    questa macchina ha fatto due annithis car lasted two years
    1. (transitive, familiar) to turn (an age)
      mia sorella ha fatto undici annimy sister turned eleven
  20. (transitive, familiar) to gift
    mi hanno fatto il computerthey gifted me a computer
  21. (transitive) to tell or indicate (the time)
    la sveglia fa le settethe alarm clock says it's seven o'clock
  22. (transitive) to do until (a time, typically at night)
    fare le dieci all'università
    to attend the university until ten o'clock
  23. (transitive) to caricature
    un dipintore che può fare tanti personaggi famosia painter who can caricature many famous characters
  24. (transitive) (of time) to spend; to pass
    fare la notte a casa tuato spend the night at your house
  25. (transitive) to live or lead (a kind of life)
    fare una vita comodato live a comfortable life
  26. (transitive) to pronounce, judge, or evaluate
    lo facevo mortoI pronounced him dead
  27. (transitive) (with che + subj.) to suppose or consider
    fa' che lei potesse staresuppose she could stay
  28. (transitive) to gather
    fare legnato gather firewood
    1. (transitive) to stock up on
      fare viverito stock up on supplies
  29. (transitive) to work as (a profession)
    faccio il maestroI work as a teacher
  30. (transitive) to elect or nominate
  31. (transitive, sports, card games) to score
    fare un golto score a goal
  32. (transitive) to make appear
    la maglia fa avvenentethe shirt makes you look attractive
    1. to create impressions of
      le maniche corte fanno estateshort sleeves create impressions of summer
  33. (transitive) (with inf.) to let
  34. (transitive) (with [di + inf.] or [che + subj.]) to strive or endeavor
  35. (intransitive, or transitive with per) to be suitable (for)
    questo lavoro non fa per me
    this work is not (suitable) for me
  36. (intransitive, or transitive with a) to play
    fare a nascondinoto play hide and seek
  37. (intransitive) (of time) to be spent or to have gone by; to mark
    oggi fanno due mesi che si sono sposati
    today marks two months from when they got married
  38. (intransitive, impersonal) (of the weather, climate, etc.) to be (hot, cold, etc.)
    fa freddoit's cold
  39. (intransitive, grammar) (of a word) to have as an inflected form
    come fa il plurale di "pianta?"what is the plural of "pianta?"
  40. (intransitive) to go (say something or make a sound)
  41. (intransitive) to go (be expressed or composed)
  42. (intransitive) to be formed by a sequence
    il mio codice fa 4769my code is 4769 (literally, “is formed by the sequence 4769”)
  43. (intransitive) (typically with [a + inf.] or [per + inf.]) to be able to
  44. (intransitive, rare) (of a plant) to take root
  45. (intransitive, rare) (of a plant) to suffice

Conjugation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fare m (plural fari)

  1. manner, way

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fāre

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of for
  2. second-person singular present active indicative of for

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German vare

Noun[edit]

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

  1. danger
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Etymology 2[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]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German vare

Noun[edit]

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

  1. danger
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Etymology 2[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

fare (present tense fer, past tense fór, supine fare, past participle faren, present participle farande, imperative far)

  1. Alternative form of fara
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Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English faren, from Old English faran, from Proto-West Germanic *faran, from Proto-Germanic *faraną, from Proto-Indo-European *por-.

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /feːr/

Verb[edit]

fare

  1. to go, travel, get on.

Tahitian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Polynesian *fale

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 فَأْرَة(faʾra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fare (definite accusative fareyi, plural fareler)

  1. mouse
    Synonym: sıçan
  2. (computing) mouse

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative fare
Definite accusative fareyi
Singular Plural
Nominative fare fareler
Definite accusative fareyi fareleri
Dative fareye farelere
Locative farede farelerde
Ablative fareden farelerden
Genitive farenin farelerin
Possessive forms
Nominative Singular Plural
1st singular farem farelerim
2nd singular faren farelerin
3rd singular faresi fareleri
1st plural faremiz farelerimiz
2nd plural fareniz fareleriniz
3rd plural fareleri fareleri
Definite accusative Singular Plural
1st singular faremi farelerimi
2nd singular fareni farelerini
3rd singular faresini farelerini
1st plural faremizi farelerimizi
2nd plural farenizi farelerinizi
3rd plural farelerini farelerini
Dative Singular Plural
1st singular fareme farelerime
2nd singular farene farelerine
3rd singular faresine farelerine
1st plural faremize farelerimize
2nd plural farenize farelerinize
3rd plural farelerine farelerine
Locative Singular Plural
1st singular faremde farelerimde
2nd singular farende farelerinde
3rd singular faresinde farelerinde
1st plural faremizde farelerimizde
2nd plural farenizde farelerinizde
3rd plural farelerinde farelerinde
Ablative Singular Plural
1st singular faremden farelerimden
2nd singular farenden farelerinden
3rd singular faresinden farelerinden
1st plural faremizden farelerimizden
2nd plural farenizden farelerinizden
3rd plural farelerinden farelerinden
Genitive Singular Plural
1st singular faremin farelerimin
2nd singular farenin farelerinin
3rd singular faresinin farelerinin
1st plural faremizin farelerimizin
2nd plural farenizin farelerinizin
3rd plural farelerinin farelerinin
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular fareyim farelerim
2nd singular faresin farelersin
3rd singular fare
faredir
fareler
farelerdir
1st plural fareyiz fareleriz
2nd plural faresiniz farelersiniz
3rd plural fareler farelerdir

Further reading[edit]

  • fare in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu

Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

  • IPA(key): [fɑ̀ːɾe̞], [fä̀ːɾe̞], [fæ̀ːɾe̞]

Noun[edit]

fare m

  1. vocative singular of far

Pronunciation 2[edit]

  • IPA(key): [fóːɾe̞], [fɒ́ːɾe̞], [fɑ́ːɾe̞]

Noun[edit]

fare n

  1. definite nominative & accusative singular of far

Yola[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English feren, from Old English fǣran.

Verb[edit]

fare

  1. to frighten
    • 1867, GLOSSARY OF THE DIALECT OF FORTH AND BARGY:
      Dinna fare a caulès.
      Don't frighten the horses.

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References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867) , William Barnes, editor, A glossary, with some pieces of verse, of the old dialect of the English colony in the baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, J. Russell Smith, →ISBN