Definition of TOLERATE


Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

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

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 4. (

    ) 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" ;

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