Definitions for Toleranceˈtɒl ər əns
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
tol•er•anceˈtɒl ər əns(n.)
a fair and permissive attitude toward those whose race, religion, nationality, etc., differ from one's own; freedom from bigotry.
a fair and permissive attitude toward opinions and practices that differ from one's own.
any liberal, undogmatic viewpoint.
the act or capacity of enduring; endurance:
My tolerance of noise is limited.
the power of enduring or resisting the action of a drug, poison, etc. the lack of, or low levels of, immune response to transplanted tissue or other foreign substance.
Category: Immunology, Medicine
Mach. the permissible range of variation in a dimension of an object. the permissible variation of an object in some characteristic such as hardness, weight, or quantity.
a permissible deviation in the fineness and weight of coin.
the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions
a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior
the act of tolerating something
willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance(noun)
a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
tolerance(noun)ˈtɒl ər əns
an ability to be tolerant
tolerance and understanding
The ability to endure pain or hardship; endurance.
The ability or practice of tolerating; an acceptance or patience with the beliefs, opinions or practices of others; a lack of bigotry.
The ability of the body (or other organism) to resist the action of a poison, to cope with a dangerous drug or to survive infection by an organism.
The variation or deviation from a standard, especially the maximum permitted variation in an engineering measurement.
The ability of the body to accept a tissue graft without rejection.
the power or capacity of enduring; the act of enduring; endurance
the endurance of the presence or actions of objectionable persons, or of the expression of offensive opinions; toleration
the power possessed or acquired by some persons of bearing doses of medicine which in ordinary cases would prove injurious or fatal
The Roycroft Dictionary
An agreement to tolerate intolerance.
Translations for Tolerance
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the ability to be fair and understanding to people whose ways, opinions etc are different from one's own
We should always try to show tolerance to other people.
- tolerânciaPortuguese (BR)
- die WiderstandsfähigkeitGerman
- ανεκτικότητα, ανοχήGreek
- सहन शक्तिHindi
- trpeljivost, snošljivostCroatian
- tenggang rasa, toleransiIndonesian
- tolerance; iecietībaLatvian
- toleranse, overbærenhetNorwegian
- زغم، اغماض، پراخه سينه، سړه سينهPashto
- hoşgörü, toleransTurkish
- 寬容，寬大Chinese (Trad.)
- терпимість, толерантністьUkrainian
- برداشت، بردباريUrdu
- thông cảmVietnamese
- 宽恕，容忍Chinese (Simp.)
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