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afford

 
Verb afford has 4 senses
  1. afford - be able to spare or give up; "I can't afford to spend two hours with this person"
    --1 is one way to
    spend, expend, drop
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. yield, give, afford - be the cause or source of; "He gave me a lot of trouble"; "Our meeting afforded much interesting information"
    --2 is one way to supply, provide, render, furnish
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  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?"
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. afford, open, give - afford access to; "the door opens to the patio"; "The French doors give onto a terrace"
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
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