The only thing it may have accomplished was affording Touré a live audition for his own network show in the near future.
Sometimes just affording your life there can feel like a perpetual grind.
My first week in Tel Aviv was one meeting followed by another, affording little time to enjoy this emerald by the sea of a city.
Three of the treasure chests were standing beside the road, affording seats for as many weary carriers.
The wigwams were comfortable, affording ample protection from wind and rain.
This tree is said to be capable of affording shelter to 20,000 men.
She was studying Ensal and was affording him an opportunity to study her.
At 29 feet from surface it is enlarged for the purpose of affording increased storage room for the water.
A place of hazard, as affording no protection either from sea or wind.
He put it forth in all sincerity as affording to others like relief.
Old English geforðian "to put forth, contribute; further, advance; carry out, accomplish," from ge- completive prefix (see a- (1)) + forðian "to further," from forð "forward, onward" (see forth).
Change of -th- to -d- took place late 16c. (and also transformed burthen and murther into their modern forms). Prefix shift to af- took place 16c. under mistaken belief that it was a Latin word in ad-. Notion of "accomplish" (late Old English) gradually became "manage to buy or maintain; have enough money (to do something)" (1833). Older sense is preserved in afford (one) an opportunity. Related: Afforded; affording.