afford[ uh-fawrd, uh-fohrd ]SEE DEFINITION OF afford
Synonyms for afford
- be able to
- be disposed to
- have enough for
- have the means for
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AFFORD
There is in this city a rag-picker so wealthy that he can afford to drink wine every day.
Even this, however, failed to afford them as much variety as they wished.
If he had engaged himself to a handsome schoolmistress, it was his fancy, and he could afford it.
From these I shall endeavor to derive all the advantages which they may afford.
Both will afford me encouragement and support in the vicissitudes which yet await me.
Our Government is able to afford a suitable army and a suitable navy.
We cannot afford to do everything, nor can we afford to lack boldness as we meet the future.
Nothing, my dear Dick, save pay four times as much as he can afford.
It was more than she could; she seemed to think Harriett had no business to afford it.
It can cost me nothing except her good opinion, which I can afford.