digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
"We must tolerate the religions of others"
have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition
"The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
allow, permit, tolerate(verb)
allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
"We don't allow dogs here"; "Children are not permitted beyond this point"; "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"
To allow (something that one dislikes or disagrees with) to exist or occur without interference.
Etymology: From toleratus, from tolero. Cognate with þolian. More at thole.
to suffer to be, or to be done, without prohibition or hindrance; to allow or permit negatively, by not preventing; not to restrain; to put up with; as, to tolerate doubtful practices
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Rank popularity for the word 'tolerate' in Verbs Frequency: #1017
The numerical value of tolerate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of tolerate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of tolerate in a Sentence
The first organization whose atmosphere and attitude will tolerate the use of nanomation technology will be the first organization to swallow its market whole.
The real silver nuts such as myself like pure silver companies. The more leveraged to silver the better... but you have to be able to tolerate the risk.
Posting that video online perpetuated the abuse, which New York City does not tolerate, we are steadfast in our efforts to make sure all victims of abuse are aware of the many resources available as we strive to make New York City's public and private spaces safe for all women and girls.
The task we must set for ourselves is not to feel secure, but to be able to tolerate insecurity.
I can tolerate any pain as long as it makes sense.
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- tolerarCatalan, Valencian
- vertragen, dulden, tolerierenGerman
- soportar, tolerarSpanish
- sietää, suvaitaFinnish
- tolérer, supporterFrench
- sipòteHaitian Creole
- dëllenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- verdragen, tolereren, toelaten, gedogen, duldenDutch
- tåle, tolerereNorwegian
- aguentar, tolerarPortuguese
- suporta, toleraRomanian
- допустить, допускать, вытерпеть, терпетьRussian
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