afford (v.) Old form(s): affoord, affoords
have to offer, be capable of supplying
Sonn.79.11[of the poet] he can afford / No praise to thee, but what in thee doth live
TS induction.1.102[Lord to Servingman, of the Players] Let them want nothing that my house affords
TS V.ii.14[Petruchio to Baptista] Padua affords nothing but what is kind
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