Definition of AFFORD

verb : AFFORD

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) be able to spare or give up; "I can't afford to spend two hours with this person" ;

  • 2. (

    ) be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information" ;

  • 3. (

    ) have the financial means to do something or buy something; "We can't afford to send our children to college"; "Can you afford this car?" ;

  • 4. (

    ) afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace" ;


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