showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
tolerant and forgiving under provocation
"our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant(adj)
showing or characterized by broad-mindedness
"a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
"the plant is tolerant of saltwater"; "these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"; "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought"
tolerant, patient of(adj)
showing the capacity for endurance
"injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions"
tending to permit, allow, understand, or accept something
He's pretty tolerant of different political views, but don't ask him about religion.
tending to withstand or survive
These plants are tolerant of drought and sunlight.
inclined to tolerate; favoring toleration; forbearing; indulgent
Showing the capacity for endurance.
The numerical value of tolerant in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of tolerant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
To say the least, a town life makes one more tolerant and liberal in one's judgement of others.
We've been tolerant of their display. We didn't like it, but we tolerated it. You see what they did to our display.
The angel's dead, we've been tolerant of their display. We didn't like it, but we tolerated it. You see what they did to our display.
We are very tolerant and we are accustomed to living in peace, we will always manage to preserve this, regardless of the leadership's position.
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