Definition of affording in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFaffordSGaffordsPT, PPaffordedSUF-ing
    1. present participle of afford.
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      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Grapes afford wine.  Olives afford oil.  The earth affords fruit.  The sea affords an abundant supply of fish. ‎
        • I presume that the lobbyists of those interests who can afford to buy and pay for special privileges, will read with a great deal of glee that this is now the order of the day.
        • I think his comments about that new car are just sour grapes because he can't afford it.
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      Meaning of affording for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "affording" is a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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