Definitions of afford:
  • verb:   afford access to
  • verb:   have the financial means to do something or buy something
    Example: "We can't afford to send our children to college"
  • verb:   be able to spare or give up
    Example: "I can't afford to spend two hours with this person"
  • verb:   be the cause or source of
    Example: "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"

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