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Synonyms for afford

have the money for

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bear

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to make (something) readily available

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be able to spare or give up

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be the cause or source of

afford access to

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The result is that the tradesmen are becoming better artists than they, and naturally so; for where, as in photography, the drawing counts for nothing, the thought and judgment count for everything; whereas in the etching and daubing processes, where great manual skill is needed to produce anything that the eye can endure, the execution counts for more than the thought, and if a fellow only fit to carry bricks up a ladder or the like has ambition and perseverance enough to train his hand and push into the van, you cannot afford to put him back into his proper place, because thoroughly trained hands are so scarce.
Plenty of British workmen, supplanted in their employment by machinery, or cheap foreign labor, or one thing or another, were quite willing to go; but as they couldn't afford to pay their passages to Canada, the Company appealed to the benevolent to pay for them by subscription, as the change would improve their miserable condition.
As I cannot afford to pension him for life, I get rid of him by assisting him to emigrate.
Camilla in reply said he could repose more at his ease in the reception-room than in his chair, and begged of him to go in and sleep there; but Lothario declined, and there he remained asleep until the return of Anselmo, who finding Camilla in her own room, and Lothario asleep, imagined that he had stayed away so long as to have afforded them time enough for conversation and even for sleep, and was all impatience until Lothario should wake up, that he might go out with him and question him as to his success.
The proportion is down from 52.3 per cent in 2017 to 51 per cent in 2018, but up from 2009 when 44.7 per cent of Cypriots could not afford the holiday.
According to statistics released by The Spectator Index on Twitter, you only need to work 13.4 days in the emirate to be able to afford an iPhone X.
They bluntly start asking for stuff from the bride's family even if they cannot afford it, who then take loans to fulfill all the expectations of the groom and his family.
This means that to afford a two-bedroom home without paying more than 30 percent of their income on housing costs, a person earning Illinois' minimum wage ($8.25 per hour) must work 99 hours per week just to make ends meet.
The numbers are increasing, largely because many people are too poor to afford even transport to health facilities.
However, a potential change in leadership could bring hope to Zimbabweans -- many of whom are finding it increasingly difficult to afford even the basics.
"So I asked how much it would be if we went over time, and I thought, 'We can afford that', so we just carried on playing."
Paul Laverty, the Scots writer has made the call for them to be made free after writing a scene into the film of a woman stealing tampons because she can't afford them.
The Welsh county where the least amount of single earners are able to afford a median-priced home of PS166,000 is in Ceredigion with just 22%.
Critique: A seminal work of stellar scholarship based upon exhaustive research, "Who Can Afford to Improvise?: James Baldwin and Black Music, the Lyric and the Listeners" is an essential study with respect to the life, accomplishments, and enduring influence of James Baldwin on a variety of American popular music forms.