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  1. afford

    • IPA[əˈfɔːd]

    美式

    英式

    • vt.
      支付得起;能抽出
    • 過去式:afforded 過去分詞:afforded 現在分詞:affording

    • 釋義
    • 同反義

    及物動詞

    • 1. 支付得起 to be able to afford sth. 買得起某物 to be able to afford to do sth. 有錢做某事
    • 2. 能抽出 we can't afford the space to include all these examples 我們沒有足夠篇幅把這些例子都加進去
    • 3. 承受得起 the government can't afford the risk/to lose 政府擔不起這樣的風險/輸不起 he can afford/can ill afford to wait 他等得及/等不及
    • 4. 提供 the window afforded a magnificent view of the gardens 從這個窗戶可以看到花園的美景

    同義詞

    1. have enough money to pay for

    2. be able to do something without risk of adverse consequences

    3. provide or supply (an opportunity or facility)