Definitions for tolerantˈtɒl ər ənt
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word tolerant
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.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
We've become zero-tolerant crazy.
The public is wonderfully tolerant. It forgives everything except genius.
Nothing makes you more tolerant of a neighbor's noisy party than being there.
It is easy to be tolerant of the principles of other people if you have none of your own.
Muslims are peaceful and tolerant people, and have nothing whatsoever to do with terrorism.
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