car·​fare | \ ˈkär-ˌfer How to pronounce carfare (audio) \

Definition of carfare

: passenger fare (as on a bus)

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Recent Examples on the Web The biggest deficiency is a handy way to get to the airport, but carfare will be offset by not having to pay for parking. Randy Essex, Detroit Free Press, "I've decided to go carless in Detroit — and it's liberating," 19 May 2018

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First Known Use of carfare

1854, in the meaning defined above

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“Carfare.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of carfare

: the money a person pays to travel by bus, taxi, etc.

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