browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
fared

more about fared

fared


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Fare  \Fare\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Fared};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Faring}.]  [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  [root]78.  Cf  {Chaffer},  {Emporium},  {Far}, 
  {Ferry},  {Ford},  {Peril},  {Port}  a  harbor,  {Pore},  n.] 
  1.  To  go  to  pass;  to  journey;  to  travel. 
 
  So  on  he  fares,  and  to  the  border  comes  Of  Eden. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  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. 
  --Denham. 
 
  I  bid  you  most  heartily  well  to  fare.  --Robynson 
  (More's 
  Utopia). 
 
  So  fared  the  knight  between  two  foes.  --Hudibras. 
 
  3.  To  be  treated  or  entertained  at  table,  or  with  bodily  or 
  social  comforts;  to  live. 
 
  There  was  a  certain  rich  man  wwhich  .  .  .  fared 
  sumptuously  every  day  --Luke  xvi. 
  19. 
 
  4.  To  happen  well  or  ill;  --  used  impersonally;  as  we  shall 
  see  how  it  will  fare  with  him 
 
  Sso  fares  it  when  with  truth  falsehood  contends. 
  --Milton. 
 
  5.  To  behave;  to  conduct  one's  self  [Obs.] 
 
  She  ferde  [fared]  as  she  would  die.  --Chaucer. 




more about fared