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
        • When in Faröe, I obtained at the cave in Naalsöe globules of Faröelite, composed of crystals large enough to afford satisfactory measurements with the reflecting goniometer.
        • Look, you silly old trout, you can't keep bringing home cats! You can't afford the ones you have! ‎
        • Since the house was underinsured, we couldn't afford to replace most of the furniture after the fire.
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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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