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verb as in able to have or do; within financial means

verb as in give, produce

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Example Sentences

Otherwise, if you can’t afford taking this challenge, AMP will likely still be your fallback.

The question doesn’t just apply to streaming services and food delivery companies — it’s an issue financial technology businesses can’t afford to ignore.

Neither party can afford ideological purity if it’s to win across a big and diverse nation.

Born in Mozambique in 1951 to Portuguese parents, the journalist, poet and activist was keenly aware of the privileges his race afforded him.

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Rease says he frequently sleeps in his Jeep so he can afford to make longer journeys and fit in more veterans.

Loosies are generally bought by cigarette addicts who have trouble affording a whole pack at the taxed rate.

My first week in Tel Aviv was one meeting followed by another, affording little time to enjoy this emerald by the sea of a city.

Sometimes just affording your life there can feel like a perpetual grind.

The only thing it may have accomplished was affording Touré a live audition for his own network show in the near future.

The bisection of the victim symbolized Christ slain and affording access to God through himself.

It is protected by a stupendous granite breakwater, costing many millions and affording a delightful promenade on a fine day.

The road from Exeter to Torquay follows the coast for some distance, affording many fine views of the ocean.

The worship of this deity was universal, and the kings regarded him as affording them especial help in war.

An incident of this great experiment is worth recording, as possibly affording a hint and a precedent.


On this page you'll find 30 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to affording, such as: manage, allow, support, bear, sustain, and incur.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.