Warfare vs Carfare - What's the difference?

warfare | carfare |


As nouns the difference between warfare and carfare

is that warfare is the waging of war or armed conflict against an enemy while carfare is (us) the passenger fare charged for riding on a streetcar or bus.

As a verb warfare

is to lead a military life; to carry on continual wars.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

warfare

English

Noun

(en-noun)
  • The waging of war or armed conflict against an enemy.
  • * Bible, 1 Sam. xxviii. 1
  • The Philistines gathered their armies together for warfare , to fight with Israel.
  • Military operations of some particular kind e.g. guerrilla warfare.
  • Derived terms

    * antiwarfare * asymmetric warfare * biological warfare * chemical warfare * class warfare * conventional warfare * cyberwarfare * e-warfare * electronic warfare * germ warfare * guerrilla warfare * information warfare * open warfare * psychological warfare * siege warfare * spiritual warfare * trench warfare * warfarer

    Verb

    (warfar)
  • To lead a military life; to carry on continual wars.
  • *

    carfare

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (US) The passenger fare charged for riding on a streetcar or bus.
  • * 1971 Woody Allen - Getting Even
  • Last year, organized crime was directly responsible for more than one hundred murders, and mafiosi participated indirectly in several hundred more, either by lending the killers carfare or by holding their coats.
  • * 2000 Mary Roberts Rinehart - A Poor Wise Man
  • Anyhow, I'll have to keep out lunch money and carfare , and so will Edith.
    * (English Citations of "carfare")

    Synonyms

    * busfare (British)