Definition of fare noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

fare

noun
feə(r)
 
; fer
 
 
1 [countable, uncountable] the money that you pay to travel by bus, plane, taxi, etcbus/taxi farestrain/rail faresChildren travel (at) half fare.When do they start paying full fare? see also airfare2 [countable] a passenger in a taxiThe taxi driver picked up a fare at the station.3 [uncountable] (old-fashioned or formal) food that is offered as a mealThe restaurant provides good traditional fare. (figurative) His student drawings were not standard art school fare.Usage noteUsage note: ratecharge fee rent fine fare toll rentalThese are all words for an amount of money that is charged or paid for something.rate a fixed amount of money that is asked or paid for something:a low hourly rate of pay interest ratescharge an amount of money that is asked for goods or services:an admission chargefee (rather formal) an amount of money that you have to pay for professional advice or services, to go to a school or college, or to join an organization:legal fees an annual membership feerent an amount of money that you regularly have to pay for use of a building or room. In American English, rent can be used to mean rental:The weekly rent on the car was over $300.fine a sum of money that must be paid as punishment for breaking a law or rule:a parking finefare the money that you pay to travel by bus, plane, taxi, etc.toll an amount of money that you have to pay to use a particular road or bridge.rental an amount of money that you have to pay to use something for a particular period of time.rent or rental?In British English rent is only money paid to use a building or room: for other items use rental. In American English rent can be used for both, but rental is still more common for other items.(a) rate/charge/fee/rent/fine/fare/toll/rental for something(a) rate/charge/fee/rent/toll/rental on somethingat a rate/charge/fee/rent/fare/rental of…for a charge/feeto pay (a) rate/charge/fee/rent/fine/fare/toll/rentalto charge (a) rate/fee/rent/fare/toll/rental