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afford

af·ford

afford

 
pronunciation:
ford
part of speech: verb
inflections: afforded, affording, affords
definition 1: to have enough money to buy; be able to pay for.
I can't afford a fancy television.
similar words:
bear, manage, meet, pay, provide, support
definition 2: to be able to do without fear of harm.
We can afford to waste time this morning because there is no school.
synonyms:
bear
similar words:
chance, manage, risk, spare, stand
definition 3: to give; provide.
Travel affords the chance to see different parts of the world.
synonyms:
provide
similar words:
furnish, give, lend, offer, supply
derivation: affordable (adj.)