capable of being borne or endured
"the climate is at least tolerable"
adequate, passable, fair to middling, tolerable(adj)
about average; acceptable
"more than adequate as a secretary"
tolerably; passably; moderately.
Capable of being borne, tolerated or endured; bearable or endurable.
Moderate in degree; mediocre; passable, acceptable or so-so.
Such as to be tolerated or countenanced; permissible; allowable.
In fair health; passably well.
capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally
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
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
tol′ėr-a-bl, adj. that may be tolerated or endured: moderately good or agreeable: not contemptible.—ns. Tolerabil′ity, Tol′erableness.—adv. Tol′erably.—n. Tol′erance, the tolerating or enduring of offensive persons or opinions, charity, patience, indulgence.—adj. Tol′erant, tolerating: enduring: indulgent: favouring toleration.—adv. Tol′erantly.—v.t. Tol′erāte, to bear: to endure: to allow by not hindering.—ns. Tolerā′tion, act of tolerating: allowance of what is not approved: liberty given to a minority to hold and express their own political or religious opinions, and to be admitted to the same civil privileges as the majority; Tolerā′tionist; Tol′erator. [L. tolerāre, -ātum, from tollĕre, to lift up.]
The numerical value of tolerable in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of tolerable in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
One incident is understandable and tolerable.
It is more tolerable to be refused than deceived.
Now we have a situation that is totally not tolerable for the flying public.
What is the use of a house if you haven't got a tolerable planet to put it on
When you make a world tolerable for yourself, you make a world tolerable for others.
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