1. to be able to spare or give up; 2. to be the cause or source of something; 3. to be able to buy or do something because the resources are available
– The upcoming meeting will afford us the opportunity to get to know our client’s needs.
– The presentation on climate change afforded a lot of interesting new information
– Property prices are so high now, that John had to save for several years before he was able to afford buying a house.
allow, give, provide, manage,
1. using as few words as possible to achieve brevity of expression; 2. comprehensive but without superfluous detail–to the point
– The CEO asked the HR manager to describe the problem calmly and concisely, sticking only to objective facts.
– When the sales manager came to the office, he required a concise explanation of exactly what happened with the complaint of their biggest customer
– The report on Facebook’s Libra coin was concise; thorough, but not verbose.