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φορά 1 φέρω

I.a carrying, Soph.; ψήφου φ. the giving one's vote, voting, Eur.
2.a bringing in of money, payment, Thuc., Xen.
3.a bringing forth, productiveness, Plat.
II.(from Pass. φέρομαι) a being borne or carried along, motion, movement, τῶν ἄστρων φορά id=Plat.
2.rapid motion, a rush, Lat. impetus, Dem.
III.(also from Pass.) that which is borne, a load, freight, burden, Plut.
2.that which is brought in or paid as rent or tribute, Thuc., Xen., etc.
3.that which is brought forth, fruit, produce, a crop, Arist.:—metaph., φορὰ προδοτῶν a large crop of traitors, Dem.

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