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  Definition of tolerate
  1. 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"
  2. 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"
  3. have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
  4. recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others); "We must tolerate the religions of others"
Similar Words: digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up, allow, permit

 

Hyponyms: accept, live with, swallow, stand for, hold still for, bear up, take lying down, take a joke, take, undergo, submit, sit out, pay

 

Grouped Verbs: suffer

 

Derivational Morphology: toleration, acceptance, sufferance, abidance, tolerance, endurance, license, permission, permit, licence, allowance, leeway, margin

 

Anagrams: areolate

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 忍受   Dutch: verdragen  
Finnish: suvaita   French: tolérer  
German: tolerieren   Italian: tollerare  
Japanese: 黙認   Korean: 참는다  
Portuguese: tolerar   Russian: допускать  
Spanish: tolerar   Swedish: tolerera  
Telugu: సహించు  
 
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