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.
Origin: 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
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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
Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.
But 6 million, that's not something we could tolerate.
We will not tolerate attacks on United States citizens.
We want to be clear. We will not tolerate this behavior.
We will not tolerate this type of misconduct at any level.
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