What does affordable mean?

Definitions for affordable
əˈfɔr də bəl, əˈfoʊr-af·ford·able

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. low-cost, low-priced, affordable(adj)

    that you have the financial means for

    "low-cost housing"


  1. affordable(Adjective)

    something that can be afforded.

    Etymology: afford + -able

Webster Dictionary

  1. Affordable(adj)

    that may be afforded

Editors Contribution

  1. affordable

    Able to be afforded by a working adult who earns a starting wage of the standard living wage, verified using data, facts, information, research and statistics to create the monetary amount.

    Affordable housing and affordable transport are important to people within society.

    Submitted by MaryC on July 29, 2020  
  2. affordable

    The fair, just and transparent cost created by a business, company, enterprise, organization or unity government for a product, service, commodity or goods that are accessible to all people.

    Budget airlines use small charges to ensure the maximum amount of people can fly on their aircraft and the aircraft have a near to full capacity when flying.

    Submitted by MaryC on September 26, 2016  

How to pronounce affordable?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say affordable in sign language?

  1. affordable


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of affordable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of affordable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of affordable in a Sentence

  1. John Haupert:

    We’ve seen no difference from the Affordable Care Act.

  2. Joan Alker:

    Much of the gains in children's coverage that came about as a result of Affordable Care Act have now been reversed.

  3. Lisa Murkowski:

    I, for one, do not believe that Planned Parenthood has any place in our deliberations on the Affordable Care Act, taxpayer dollars should never be used to pay for abortions, but I will not vote to deny Alaskans access to the health services that Planned Parenthood provides.

  4. Secretary Sylvia Burwell:

    There are many pieces of the Affordable Care Act that will stay in place.

  5. Carolyn Daly:

    Here is a prime example, in prime NYC real estate, where an uber-wealthy celebrity couple and tenant can take advantage and exploit a law that was intended for truly struggling artists and low-income families in need of affordable housing.

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