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〔 ˋtɑlәˏret 〕


〔 ˊtɒlәreit 〕

Overview of verb tolerate

The verb tolerate has 4 senses

  • digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up -- (put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage")

  • tolerate -- (recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others); "We must tolerate the religions of others")

  • tolerate -- (have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him")

  • allow, permit, tolerate -- (allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting; "We don't allow dogs here"; "Children are not permitted beyond this point"; "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital")