Afford

Word AFFORD
Character 6
Hyphenation af ford
Pronunciations /əˈfɔːd/

Definitions and meanings of "Afford"

What do we mean by afford?

To have the financial means for; bear the cost of. transitive verb

To manage to spare or give up. transitive verb

To manage or bear without disadvantage or risk to oneself. transitive verb

To make available or have as a necessary feature; provide. transitive verb

To promote; further; forward; carry out; accomplish; achieve; manage.

To give, yield, produce, or confer upon; yield, furnish, supply, as an effect or a result, as of growth, effort, or operation: as, the earth affords grain; trade affords profit; religion affords consolation to the afflicted; the transaction afforded him a good profit; to afford one an agreeable sensation.

To manage, be able, or have the means (with an infinitive clause); be able to give or bear, spare, or meet the expense of (with an object-noun): always, from the implication of ability, with may or can: as, we can afford to sell cheap; he might afford to gratify us; you can well afford the expense.

Synonyms To supply, furnish, bestow, communicate, give, impart.

To give forth; to supply, yield, or produce as the natural result, fruit, or issue transitive verb

To give, grant, or confer, with a remoter reference to its being the natural result; to provide; to furnish. transitive verb

To offer, provide, or supply, as in selling, granting, expending, with profit, or without loss or too great injury transitive verb

To incur, stand, or bear without serious detriment, as an act which might under other circumstances be injurious; -- with an auxiliary, as can, could, might, etc.; to be able or rich enough. transitive verb

To incur, stand, or bear without serious detriment, as an act which might under other circumstances be injurious; -- with an auxiliary, as can, could, might, etc.; to be able or rich enough. verb

To offer, provide, or supply, as in selling, granting, expending, with profit, or without loss or too great injury. verb

To give forth; to supply, yield, or produce as the natural result, fruit, or issue. verb

To give, grant, or confer, with a remoter reference to its being the natural result; to provide; to furnish. verb

Be able to spare or give up verb

Be the cause or source of verb

Have the financial means to do something or buy something verb

Afford access to verb

To incur, stand, or bear without serious detriment, as an act which might under other circumstances be injurious;—with an auxiliary, as can, could, might, etc.; to be able or rich enough.

To offer, provide, or supply, as in selling, granting, expending, with profit, or without loss or too great injury.

To give forth; to supply, yield, or produce as the natural result, fruit, or issue.

To give, grant, or confer, with a remoter reference to its being the natural result; to provide; to furnish.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Afford

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The word "afford" in example sentences

Rewarding taker libs for being selfish narcissists who bought homes that they never really could afford is the Democrat way. ❋ Unknown (2009)

One reason that many people like me do not give as much as they can afford, is the seeming irrelevance of a single contribution. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The one thing we certainly cannot afford is leaving the control frauds under the control of fraudulent CEOs. ❋ William K. Black (2010)

So all the whining you hear about how redeeming the trust fund will require a tax hike we can't afford is simply the sound of wealthy taxpayers trying to skip out on a bill about to come due. ❋ Terry O'Neill (2010)

Despite my good work record and my skills, I can't get a job to save my life, and all we can afford is catastrophic health insurance (if I get hit by a Mack Truck, I'm covered, anything less and I'm SOL). ❋ Rabid1st (2009)

The one tax credit the world cannot afford is the child tax credit. if you can't afford the kids ..... don't have them, should become the by word for the world. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Proud to be Canadian where EVERYONE, regardless of how much you can afford, is treated without question. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Beach police captain to buy a home he couldn't afford from the captain's wife. ❋ Unknown (2010)

When you are already working with limited space, one thing you surely cannot afford is a reduction in the existing floor space. ❋ Unknown (2009)

What I can't afford is the cost of doing nothing, which seems to be the GOP plan. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The plan DOES offer a Public Option, it allows people to go into a plan where they are means tested so that all they can afford is taken from them in order to allow them to participate along side whats being done with a capped global budget VA style system for the have-nots. ❋ Unknown (2010)

They are ignoring transportation costs as a factor in afford-ability. ❋ Unknown (2010)

If the government would raise the minimum wage to a decent amount mothers can once again afford to stay home with their children while the father works. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Slashed their pay 15% so that all they can afford is rent, food, and commute costs. ❋ Unknown (2009)

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