Definition of "affordable" []

  • That can be afforded: affordable housing; an affordable risk. (adjective)
  • To be able to do or spare something, esp without incurring financial difficulties or without risk of undesirable consequences (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To give, yield, or supply (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "affordable" in a sentence
  • ""The fact that we have the phrase affordable homes is a terrible indictment," he says - it shows most homes are unaffordable."
  • "We are going to hear the term affordable healthcare bantered around a lot."
  • "Affordable housing, giving loans to people that could not make the payments. $100,000 to $500,000 go beyond what I call affordable housing."