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Overview of verb afford

The verb afford has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (24) afford

(be able to spare or give up; "I can't afford to spend two hours with this person")

2. (13) yield, give, afford

(be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information")

3. afford

(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?")

4. afford, open, give

(afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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