fare

Definitions

  • Josiah paid our fares
    Josiah paid our fares
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v fare eat well
    • v fare proceed or get along "How is she doing in her new job?","How are you making out in graduate school?","He's come a long way"
    • n fare an agenda of things to do "they worked rapidly down the menu of reports"
    • n fare the food and drink that are regularly served or consumed
    • n fare a paying (taxi) passenger
    • n fare the sum charged for riding in a public conveyance
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Colour blind people are used to detect camouflaged units in previous war-fare. And some of you thought Jonathan was useless.. :P~
    • Fare A journey; a passage. "That nought might stay his fare ."
    • Fare Ado; bustle; business. "The warder chid and made fare ."
    • Fare Condition or state of things; fortune; hap; cheer. "What fare ? what news abroad ?"
    • Fare Food; provisions for the table; entertainment; as, coarse fare; delicious fare. "Philosophic fare ."
    • Fare The catch of fish on a fishing vessel.
    • Fare The person or persons conveyed in a vehicle; as, a full fare of passengers.
    • Fare The price of passage or going; the sum paid or due for conveying a person by land or water; as, the fare for crossing a river; the fare in a coach or by railway.
    • Fare To be in any state, or pass through any experience, good or bad; to be attended with any circummstances or train of events, fortunate or unfortunate; as, he fared well, or ill. "So fares the stag among the enraged hounds.""I bid you most heartily well to fare .""So fared the knight between two foes."
    • Fare To be treated or entertained at table, or with bodily or social comforts; to live. "There was a certain rich man which . . . fared sumptuously every day."
    • Fare To behave; to conduct one's self. "She ferde fared] as she would die."
    • Fare To go; to pass; to journey; to travel. "So on he fares , and to the border comes
      Of Eden."
    • Fare To happen well, or ill; -- used impersonally; as, we shall see how it will fare with him. "So fares it when with truth falsehood contends."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • fare To go; pass; move forward; proceed; travel.
    • fare To go or get on, as to circumstances; speed; be in a certain state; be attended with certain circumstances or events; be circumstanced; specifically, to be in a certain condition as regards fortune, or bodily or social comforts.
    • fare To be entertained with food; eat and drink.
    • fare To go or come out, as to result; happen; turn out; result; come to pass: with it impersonally.
    • fare To conduct one's self; behave.
    • fare In an expletive use, to seem; appear.
    • n fare A going; a journey; voyage; course; passage.
    • n fare A company of persons making a journey.
    • n fare The price of passage or going; the sum paid or due for conveyance by land or water: as, the fare for crossing by a ferry; the fare for conveyance in a railroad-train, cab, omnibus, etc.
    • n fare The person or persons conveyed in a vehicle.
    • n fare Outfit for a journey; equipment.
    • n fare Food; provisions of the table.
    • n fare Experience; treatment; fortune; cheer.
    • n fare Proceeding; conduct; behavior.
    • n fare Doings; ado; bustle; tumult; stir.
    • n fare The quantity of fish taken in a fishing-vessel.
    • n fare The form or track of a hare.
    • n fare A game played with dice.
    • n fare A farrow: as, a fare of pigs.
    • fare To resemble, or act like (another).
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Fare fār to get on or succeed: to happen well or ill to: to be in any particular state, to be, to go on: to feed
    • n Fare the price of passage—(orig.) a course or passage: those conveyed in a carriage: food or provisions for the table
    • n Fare well-wishing at parting: the act of departure
    • adj Fare parting: final
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Quotations

  • Robert Lindner
    Robert Lindner
    “Conformity, humility, acceptance... with these coins we are to pay our fares to paradise.”
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
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    “But just as delicate fare does not stop you from craving for saveloys, so tried and exquisite friendship does not take away your taste for something new and dubious.”
  • Oliver Goldsmith
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    “Ill fares the land, to hastening ills a prey, where wealth accumulates, and men decay.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
AS. faran, to travel, fare; akin to OS., Goth., & OHG. faran, to travel, go, D. varen, G. fahren, OFries., Icel., & Sw. fara, Dan. fare, Gr. a way through, a ferry, strait, to convey, to go, march, beyond, on the other side, to pass through, L. peritus, experienced, portus, port, Skr. par, to bring over. √78. Cf. Chaffer Emporium Far Ferry Ford Peril Port a harbor, Pore (n.)

Usage

In literature:

Meanwhile, on the right the Staffordshires had fared far worse even than our Brigade.
"The Fifth Leicestershire" by J.D. Hills
The fare to New York was a little over a dollar; he had only enough to take them all in, then what next?
"By the Light of the Soul" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
And so for this time and it may be for ever, fare you well!
"The Black Douglas" by S. R. Crockett
We fared very well while we were there.
"The Story of Mattie J. Jackson" by L. S. Thompson
A little after they rode out across Thurso water, and fared till they came into Tongue.
"The story of Burnt Njal" by Anonymous
I had not refused the prison fare from feelings of obstinacy, but simply because my stomach revolted at it.
"Sixteen Months in Four German Prisons" by Henry Charles Mahoney
And so in the first of winter, when nights grow long and mirk, They fare unto Siggeir's dwelling and seek wherein to lurk.
"The Story of Sigurd the Volsung and the Fall of the Niblungs" by William Morris
Towards the town they fare In haste.
"The Aeneid of Virgil" by Virgil
One day when their cab was waiting for a fare, Diamond jumped down to run a little and stretch his legs.
"At the Back of the North Wind" by Elizabeth Lewis and George MacDonald
They give bills of fare for one week; bills of fare for each day in a month, to avoid too great monotony in diet.
"Christmas" by Various
So we fared sumptuously every day.
"The Andes and the Amazon" by James Orton
This bill of fare is a very long way from starvation.
"Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris" by Henry Labouchère
I called on them in San Francisco, and Mr. Thorpe got me half-fare rates here.
"The Wit and Humor of America, Volume VII. (of X.)" by Various
It seemed scarcely reasonable that they could fare on forever without encountering other frontier folk.
"North of Fifty-Three" by Bertrand W. Sinclair
Sometimes we fared badly along the Sound and at the coaling camps the fare was rough and the accommodations uncomfortable.
"Sixty Years of California Song" by Margaret Blake-Alverson
Well, it's all one to me, as long as I fare the better for her good fortune.
"Frank and Fearless" by Horatio Alger Jr.
Scores of restaurants, with tempting bills of fare and prices astonishingly low, greet you at every step.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
But one of the athelings she speedily handled And caught up full fast, and fenward so fared.
"The Tale of Beowulf" by Anonymous
We moved when I wuz little ter Durham County whar we fared bad.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Various
The lowest cabin-fare, New York to San Francisco by the Isthmus, was $395!
"Gold Seekers of '49" by Edwin L. Sabin
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In poetry:

Vp then rose this prowd schereff,
And zade towarde hym zare;
Many was the modur son
To the kyrk with him can fare.
"Robin Hood And The Monk" by Andrew Lang
Thus then holp him good Rob-in,
The knight of all his care.
God, that sitteth in heaven high,
Grant us well to fare.
"Robin Hood" by Henry Morley
I fared Yell'ham-Firs way, where dimly
Came wheeling around me
Those phantoms obscure and insistent
That shadows unchain.
"The Mother Mourns." by Thomas Hardy
He stands in haste; he cannot stop;
Home to his God he fares:
"Go tell my brothers I go up
To my Father, mine and theirs."
"Mary Magdalene" by George MacDonald
Hear me, hear me, now!
By this heaven less pure than thou,
Fare thee well!
By this living light
Less bright,
Fare thee well!
"Farewell" by Sydney Thompson Dobell
No wonder why who say it think --
Farewell! he may fare ill
No wonder that their spirits sink
And all their hopes grow chill.
"Parting" by Abram Joseph Ryan

In news:

Gore campaign lawyer David Boies didn't fare so well.
Vision Airlines is expanding to Lafayette, offering its non-stop, low fare air service from Lafayette Regional Airport to Northwest Florida beginning June 1.
West of Pecos Brings Quirky Old West Fare to The Mission.
Genuine Rustic Fare Found in Phony Tuscan Diorama .
A new Boise food truck with a weird name is slinging lunchtime fare downtown.
The Twin Cities saw its driest September in 130 years, and other parts of the state fared even worse.
Texas will track how teens fare after driving school .
Gram & Dun offers savory fare with a Southern slant.
Dance Salad floors it with some earthy fare.
A quick look at how John Harbaugh's Ravens teams have fared outside the Eastern time zone since 2008.
's annual conference, 11 teams competed to concoct healthier fare that even children would like.
Here's a look at how movies have fared at the box office, after adjusting for inflation.
SB81 features modern American fare in Westlake gallery (9 photos).
Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz have brought a bouquet of hit unscripted fare to cable and broadcast TV.
Famed chef's new eatery offers fare for a variety of budgets, tastes.
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In science:

Its the non-inclusive data that provides a more sensitive test and preliminary evidence there is that the CGC models fare better than those without saturation effects .
The Color Glass Condensate: A summary of key ideas and recent developments
Given these conditions, we can now examine how well our construction in Sect. I fares.
How to Extrapolate A String Model to Finite Temperature: Interpolations and Implications for the Hagedorn Transition
However, attempts to construct a Hilbert space out of the (heuristic) solutions of (36) following a Klein-Gordon-like construction of the inner product have so far been foiled (), and modifications thereof have not fared much better ().
Huygens-Fresnel Principle in Superspace
In addition to that, the algorithm fared better in terms of time-complexity as compared to the other thresholding techniques.
Locally Adaptive Block Thresholding Method with Continuity Constraint
Figure (7.C) supports our findings of the previous sections: at low density, the Jellium effective potential leads to a S (0) that fares slightly better than its cell counterpart.
Testing the relevance of effective interaction potentials between highly charged colloids in suspension
Note that in spite of the expected larger values of rB in B 0 decays, from the point of view of statistics alone (without considering the question of flavor tagging and the efficiency of detecting a KS in B 0 → D(∗)K 0), B+ and B 0 decays may fare comparably when studying γ .
CP violation in beauty decays
While NLO predictions for inclusive jet spectra typically have errors ∼ 10 − 20%, NLO predictions for heavy jetsb fare much worse, the uncertainty being around ∼ 40 − 60%.
Hadronic Final States
The synchrotron-self-Compton (SSC) process fares much better.
A general scheme for modeling gamma-ray burst prompt emission
Furthermore, the Parallel lines distribution was chosen because it is simple and demonstrates a weakness of Hoeffding’s test, as it has comparatively very little power here (we did not manage to find a distribution where D or τ ∗ fare so comparatively poorly).
A consistent test of independence based on a sign covariance related to Kendall's tau
The BKR test fares slightly worse than ours for the random walk with Cauchy increments, and significantly worse than ours for the Bump, Zig-zag, Cross and Box distributions, and does somewhat better than ours for the normal distribution.
A consistent test of independence based on a sign covariance related to Kendall's tau
In detail, its predictions fare rather well with respect to the CDF data on transverse momentum (b jets), transverse energy, invariant mass, pseudorapidity, azimuthal distributions (b ¯b dijets) and photon transverse momentum (bg dijets).
Heavy Flavours in DIS and Hadron Colliders: Working Group Summary
Nonparametric tests on the median differences, for example, would fare even worse in such cases, because the median differences are often negligible among those therapies.
Detection of treatment effects by covariate-adjusted expected shortfall
Nonparametric tests on the median differences would fare even worse, because the median differences of those treatments are essentially nonexistent.
Detection of treatment effects by covariate-adjusted expected shortfall
Still, even compared to the results reported in [WF97], our algorithms, and TA improved in particular, still fare well.
A Randomized Algorithm Based on Threshold Accepting to Approximate the Star Discrepancy
This means that the present photospheric field reconstructions based on spectropolarimetric techniques are adequate to extrapolate the field at the distance of the planetary magnetosphere (e.g., Moutou et al. 2007; Fares et al. 2010).
Searching for star-planet magnetic interaction in CoRoT observations
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