Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. aforthen, AS. geforðian, forðian, to further, accomplish, afford, fr. forð, forth, forward. The prefix ge-, has no well defined sense. See Forth
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
M. E. aforthen, from A.S. geforthian or forthian, to further or cause to come forth.
He could afford to be gay.
"A Spoil of Office" by Hamlin Garland
The less a mind is able to do, the less it can afford to have anything done for it.
"The Lost Art of Reading" by Gerald Stanley Lee
The complete equipment affords to men lying prone considerable protection against shrapnel.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
I believe it will afford us ample conversation for another interview.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
The town affords an unparalleled opportunity to learn nasty things in a nasty way.
"The New Education" by Scott Nearing
It is not, however, necessary to use such great instruments to obtain some idea of the aid the telescope will afford.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
It affords no impediment to the view.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 3" by Various
Sea-lions come out of the water in large numbers to sun themselves upon this rock, affording an amusing sight from the shore.
"Foot-prints of Travel" by Maturin M. Ballou
This often affords temporary relief.
"The Home Medical Library, Volume II (of VI)" by Various
Boys are clothed in the finest material the family can afford; girls, in rags.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
My God, thy suppliant hear:
Afford a gentle ear:
For I am comfortless,
And labour in distress.
"My God, Thy Suppliant Hear" by George Sandys
This still my soul's desire
Whatever life afford --
To gain my soul's desire
And see Thy face, O Lord
"The Soul's Desire" by Anonymous Irish
What though the fading year
One wreath will not afford
To grace the poet's hair,
Or deck the festal board;
"To Mr. Barbauld" by Anna Laetitia Aikin Barbauld
"To HOPLEY PORTER go,
Your fare I will afford you -
Deal him a deadly blow,
And blessings shall reward you.
"The Rival Curates" by William Schwenck Gilbert
What pleasure earth affords to kings
I have enjoyed
Through its long vivid pulse-stirrings
Even till it cloyed.
"A King's Soliloquy [On the Night of His Funeral]" by Thomas Hardy
Ah, my deare angrie Lord,
Since thou dost love, yet strike;
Cast down, yet help afford;
Sure I will do the like.
"Bitter-Sweet" by George Herbert
Did you know that a new kitchen can afford you freedom from drudgery.
Green Village in Seattle's Chinatown International District serves Chinese cuisine at affordable prices.
The Anglo-Dutch consumer-goods giant is making a big effort to tailor products for African customers: affordable food, water-thrifty washing powders and grooming products to fit local tastes.
These new buildings will rise to 12 or 14 stories and hopefully make room for affordable housing inside.
Bayside Communities Acquires Controlling Interest in 20 Affordable and Seniors Housing Properties.
Forbes' highest paid under-30 actress can afford to buy expensive sneakers -- but her silver and black high tops by French designer Barbara Bui cost $680.
The farmers market affords the city dweller a taste of fresh.
If you need a photocopier but can't afford to pay hundreds of dollars for a new one, here's an idea you may want to copy.
Can you really afford to replace or upgrade this computer, after spending so much money on failures in the past.
She showed viewers how to make some affordable and easy lobster recipes.
The Kensington ClipNGlow Task Light and Copyholder is one of the most affordable ways we know to reduce the hassle and strain of on-the-road computing.
Various safeguards that are afforded to holders of copyrights and design patents.
Various safeguards that are afforded to holders of copyrights and design patents: Other issues that will help designers defend and protect their work.
Larson Electronics' Magnalight.com announced the release of an affordable LED explosion-proof LED light fixture designed specifically for use in wet and corrosive locations.
That is especially true when it comes to a college education, which President Obama promised during the 2008 campaign to make more affordable.
It becomes realistic and affordable to build a CsI detector in the range of 1-ton in target mass for a reactor neutrino experiment.
A CsI(Tl) Scintillating Crystal Detector for the Studies of Low Energy Neutrino Interactions
Additional terms appear in the matrix theory currents which depend upon the higher degree of sensitivity to operator ordering afforded by the matrix description.
M(atrix) Theory: Matrix Quantum Mechanics as a Fundamental Theory
Examples of such conﬁgurations are afforded by triangulations with pockets, where two triangles are incident on a vertex, or by triangulations where the star of a vertex may contain just one triangle.
The modular geometry of Random Regge Triangulations
GL2 (Qp ) be a representation that extends the GK -representation afforded by the p-adic Tate module of E and that has minimal conductor (say N ) amongst its twists.
Belyi parametrisations of elliptic curves and congruence defects
Again, the simplicity of the model affords an analytic explanation of why the solution near the biggest shock shows a larger velocity amplitude compared to the Burger equation.
A simple model for drag reduction