简明英汉词典

afford
[E5fC:d]
vt.
提供, 给予, 供应得起

美国传统词典[双解]

afford
af.ford
AHD:[…-f?rd“, …-f?rd“]
D.J.[*6f%8rd, *6fourd]
K.K.[*6f%rd, *6ford]
v.tr.(及物动词)
af.ford.edaf.ford.ingaf.fords

(1)

To have the financial means for; be able to meet the cost of:
买得起:有经济实力于…;能满足…的开支:
not able to afford a new car.
买不起新车

(2)

To be able to spare or give up:
能提供,能给予:
can't afford an hour for lunch.
抽不出一小时吃午饭

(3)

To be able to do or bear without disadvantage or risk to oneself:
负担得起:能做或担负得起,且对自身没有不利影响或危险:
can afford to be tolerant.
能宽容大度

(4)

To make available; provide:
获得:使获得;提供:
a sport affording good exercise; a tree that affords ample shade.
使人获得良好锻炼的运动;可以遮荫的树

语源

(1)

Middle English aforthen
中古英语 aforthen

(2)

from Old English geforthian [to carry out]
源自 古英语 geforthian [执行]

(3)

ge- [perfective pref.] * see yclept
ge- [完成体的前缀] *参见 yclept

(4)

forthian [to further] from forth [forth, forward] * see per 1
forthian [促进] 源自 forth [向前,朝前的(地)] *参见 per 1

现代英汉词典

afford
[E5fC:d]
vt.

(1)

买得起
He can afford an apartment.
他能买得起一套住房。

(2)

经受得住;承担得起
Can you afford $12000 for ...?
你花得起12000美元买…吗?
I can't afford three weeks away from work.
我无法丢下工作三星期。
If we could afford it, we'd like to go abroad for our holidays.
如果出得起旅费,我们想到国外去度假。

(3)

提供;给予
The transaction afforded him a good profit.
这笔买卖使他赚了一大笔。
He told me that the firm could not afford to pay such large salaries.
他告诉我公司无法支付如此巨额的工资。

现代英汉综合大辞典

afford
[E5fC:d]
vt.
[常与can, could, be able to 连用]

(1)

担负得起费用(损失、后果等), 花费得起, 经受得住; 抽得出(时间)

(2)

给与, 提供; 出产, 发出
can't afford to buy sth.
买不起...
can't afford to waste sth.
浪费不起
It affords pleasure to me.
这使我很高兴。
The land affords wheat.
这地出产小麦。

继承用法

affordable
adj.

用法词典

afford
中古英语aforthen<古英语geforthian前进
英文相关词典

afford
furnish    supply    yield    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

afford
提供

美国传统词典

afford
af.ford
AHD:[…-f?rd“, …-f?rd“]
D.J.[*6f%8rd, *6fourd]
K.K.[*6f%rd, *6ford]
v.tr.
af.ford.ed, af.ford.ing, af.fords

(1)

To have the financial means for; be able to meet the cost of:
not able to afford a new car.

(2)

To be able to spare or give up:
can't afford an hour for lunch.

(3)

To be able to do or bear without disadvantage or risk to oneself:
can afford to be tolerant.

(4)

To make available; provide:
a sport affording good exercise; a tree that affords ample shade.

语源

(1)

Middle English aforthen

(2)

from Old English geforthian [to carry out]

(3)

ge- [perfective pref.] * see yclept

(4)

forthian [to further] from forth [forth, forward] * see per 1

英汉航海大词典

afford
n.给予,担负的起

英汉化学大词典

afford
vt.给予,买得起,有力

英汉海运大词典

afford
给予,供给花费得起

基本词义

afford
给予,供给化费得起

英汉经贸大词典

afford
n.给予,担负的起,费用

英汉计算机大词典

afford
vt.给予(买得起,有力)

英汉机械大词典

afford
n.有力

英汉建筑大词典

afford
vt.供给,生产

英汉水利大词典

afford
n.有力,担负得起,给予

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