The difference between fared and faired?

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What is the difference between using "fared" and "faired".
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They are different words:

Fared

To get along: How are you faring with your project?
To go or happen: How does it fare with you?
To travel; go.
To dine; eat.

The only example I can think of with 'fared' ..while being ill and not completely happy, he still fared well.. (same as writing 'did')

Faired

To join (pieces) so as to be smooth, even, or regular: faired the aircraft's wing into the fuselage.
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Thank you very much.
Not if you look at the sample sentence provided at that link:
"Democrats faired marginally better in the study, ringing in at 31 percent."

I believe that using that sentence is an error on dictionary.com's part. That sentence should have been under "fare"
AnonymousI believe that using that sentence is an error on dictionary.com's part. That sentence should have been under "fare"
True.

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