Definitions for tolerableˈtɒl ər ə bəl

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  1. tolerable(adj)

    capable of being borne or endured

    "the climate is at least tolerable"

  2. adequate, passable, fair to middling, tolerable(adj)

    about average; acceptable

    "more than adequate as a secretary"

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  1. tolerable(Adverb)

    tolerably; passably; moderately.

  2. tolerable(Adjective)

    Capable of being borne, tolerated or endured; bearable or endurable.

  3. tolerable(Adjective)

    Moderate in degree; mediocre; passable, acceptable or so-so.

  4. tolerable(Adjective)

    Such as to be tolerated or countenanced; permissible; allowable.

  5. tolerable(Adjective)

    In fair health; passably well.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Tolerable(adj)

    capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally

  2. Tolerable(adj)

    moderately good or agreeable; not contemptible; not very excellent or pleasing, but such as can be borne or received without disgust, resentment, or opposition; passable; as, a tolerable administration; a tolerable entertainment; a tolerable translation

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