Definition of 'afford'
- be able to spare or give up; "I can't afford to spend two hours with this person"
- be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
Synonyms: yield give
- have the financial means to do something or buy something; "We can't afford to send our children to college"; "Can you afford this car?"
- afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace"
Synonyms: open give