Definitions for afford

Definitions for (verb) afford

Main entry: afford

Definition: be able to spare or give up

Usage: I can't afford to spend two hours with this person

Main entry: yield, afford, give

Definition: be the cause or source of

Usage: He gave me a lot of trouble; Our meeting afforded much interesting information

Main entry: give, afford, open

Definition: afford access to

Usage: the door opens to the patio; The French doors give onto a terrace

Main entry: afford

Definition: have the financial means to do something or buy something

Usage: We can't afford to send our children to college; Can you afford this car?

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