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American English: /fɛr/
British English: /fɛː/

Translation of fare in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 countable (cost of travel)
    (by bus) boleto (masculine)
    (esp Spain) billete (masculine)
    how much or what is the fare to Athens?
    ¿cuánto cuesta el boleto a Atenas?
    ¿cuánto cuesta el billete a Atenas? (Spain)
    what's the taxi fare?
    ¿cuánto sale ir en taxi?
    she'd lost her bus fare
    había perdido el dinero para el autobús
    taxi fares are going up
    las tarifas de los taxis van a subir or aumentar
    low fares
    pasajes baratos
    billetes baratos (Spain)
    you travel half fare
    tú pagas medio pasaje ( or billete etc. )
    exact fare only
    no se da cambio
    Example sentences
    • Although not illegal, charging double fares by breaking journeys into different segments to maximise profits on one route is downright immoral.
    • We're all subject to the cost of filling our cars, getting to work and paying the ever-increasing costs of public transport fares.
    • Public transport fares have doubled during the course of the year.
    1.2 countable (passenger)
    Example sentences
    • An investigation by the Manchester Evening News revealed the huge number of bogus taxi drivers picking up fares in the city centre.
    • The taxi driver picked up a fare at the taxi office on Water Street.
    • He picked up a fare at the taxi rank outside Marks and Spencer, in High Street, to take the passenger to Harwich Road.
  • 2 uncountable (food and drink)
    comida (feminine)
    platos (masculine plural)
    the restaurant serves traditional fare
    el restaurante tiene una carta tradicional
    Example sentences
    • Whether you're looking for seafood, Angus beef, made-to-order pasta or traditional breakfast fare, you won't leave hungry.
    • Traditional aristocratic fare included such fancy foods, many of which are popular among the newly wealthy classes today.
    • On offer are generous helpings of bacon, ham and other greasy, fattening fare - all the staples associated with traditional Anglo-American cuisine.

intransitive verb

  • how did she fare in her exams?
    ¿cómo le fue en los exámenes?
    the poor have fared badly under this government
    los pobres han salido mal parados bajo este gobierno
    fare thee well [archaic]
    ve con Dios [dated]
    que te vaya bien
    Example sentences
    • Account books of the period reveal how traders fared in this unusual situation.
    • The theories to be discussed do not fare better or worse when restricted to a particular subspecies.
    • The sound fares better, even though it is only a Dolby Surround track.
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