What does tolerance mean?

Definitions for tolerance
ˈtɒl ər ənstol·er·ance

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word tolerance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tolerance(noun)

    the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions

  2. permissiveness, tolerance(noun)

    a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior

  3. tolerance(noun)

    the act of tolerating something

  4. tolerance(noun)

    willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others

  5. allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance(noun)

    a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

Wiktionary

  1. tolerance(Noun)

    The ability to endure pain or hardship; endurance.

  2. tolerance(Noun)

    The ability or practice of tolerating; an acceptance or patience with the beliefs, opinions or practices of others; a lack of bigotry.

  3. tolerance(Noun)

    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.

  4. tolerance(Noun)

    The variation or deviation from a standard, especially the maximum permitted variation in an engineering measurement.

  5. tolerance(Noun)

    The ability of the body to accept a tissue graft without rejection.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tolerance(noun)

    the power or capacity of enduring; the act of enduring; endurance

  2. Tolerance(noun)

    the endurance of the presence or actions of objectionable persons, or of the expression of offensive opinions; toleration

  3. Tolerance(noun)

    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

  1. tolerance

    An agreement to tolerate intolerance.

How to pronounce tolerance?

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How to say tolerance in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of tolerance in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of tolerance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of tolerance in a Sentence

  1. Kenneth Fox:

    Love is obsessed tolerance.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Tolerance is the cornerstone of peace.

  3. W. Somerset Maugham:

    Tolerance is another word for indifference.

  4. Helen Keller:

    The highest result of education is tolerance.

  5. Rajnath Singh:

    We have said there will be zero tolerance for terrorism.

Images & Illustrations of tolerance

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