English version

fare in Transport topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfarefare1 /feə $ fer/ ●●○ noun 🔊 🔊 1 [countable]TTCOST the price you pay to travel somewhere by bus, train, plane etcbus/train/air/cab fare 🔊 Air fares have shot up by 20%.half-fare/full-fare 🔊 Children under 14 travel half-fare.► see thesaurus at cost2 FOOD[uncountable] written food, especially food served in a restaurant or eaten on a special occasion 🔊 traditional Christmas fare► see thesaurus at food3 [countable]TTCTRAVEL a passenger in a taxi4 [uncountable] something that is offered to the public, especially as entertainment 🔊 The movie is suitable family fare.
Examples from the Corpus
fare• A one-week stay in Majorca costs $779 including air fare.• Room, air fare and one show ticket: $ 400 to $ 470, also two nights.• The biggest fare increases were on the Kansas City to Minneapolis line.• I said, miming standard television sit-com fare.• The Elephant and Castle is known for its traditional English fare.• The full excess fare had to be paid.• The movie is suitable family fare.• Lindsey Inn, offers an assortment of hearty fare and seafood dishes in a comfortable atmosphere.• Goose, duck, and turkey are typical holiday fare in the Netherlands.• The specials, publicized only on the Internet and good for weekend getaways, are far lower than any other fares.• Children will be thrilled to find such simple fare as macaroni and cheese on the menu.• I had to walk home because I didn't have enough money for the fare.• The fare laid before Botha last night was hardly epicurean.• The fare is cheaper on Saturdays and Sundays.• The only possible response from the independents would be to also reduce their fares but without the cross-funding safety net.• Finally run out of money and had to borrow train fare from Chamonix to Geneva.• How much is the train fare from Toronto to Montreal?bus/train/air/cab fare• Not included: ground and air fare.• The service also can book air fare, ground transportation, lift tickets and more.• Not included: international air fare and port taxes.• The Sisters soon realised that many of the patients could not afford the bus or train fare every week.• With each call, the CalPIRG callers asked for the lowest possible air fare on a specific route for a specific date.• He was trying to save bus fares so he could buy a new bike.• Head whirling, she went into a travel agency and enquired the air fare to Toronto.• The cab fare was thirty-three dollars.