HyperDic: tolerant

English > 5 senses of the word tolerant:
ADJECTIVEalltolerantshowing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
alltolerant, kindtolerant and forgiving under provocation
alltolerant, broad, large-minded, liberalshowing or characterized by broad-mindedness
alltolerant, resistantable to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress
alltolerant, patient ofshowing the capacity for endurance
tolerant > pronunciation
Soundstaa'lerahnt
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > tolerant: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others.
Narrowerunbigotednot opinionated
See alsocharitableFull of love and generosity / generosity
patientenduring trying / trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance
OppositeintolerantUnwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
Spanishindulgente, tolerante
Catalanindulgent, tolerant
Nounstolerancewillingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others
Adverbstolerantlyin a tolerant manner
Verbstoleraterecognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
English > tolerant: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningtolerant and forgiving under provocation.
Synonymkind
BroaderforgivingInclined or able to forgive and show mercy
Spanishamable, indulgente, tolerante
Verbstolerateput up with something or somebody unpleasant
English > tolerant: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningshowing or characterized by broad-mindedness.
Example "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
Synonymsbroad, large-minded, liberal
Broaderbroad-mindedInclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own
Spanishliberal, tolerante
Catalanliberal, tolerant
Verbstoleraterecognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
English > tolerant: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningable to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress.
Examples
  • "the plant is tolerant of saltwater"
  • "these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"
Synonymresistant
BroadertolerableCapable of being borne or endured
English > tolerant: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningshowing the capacity for endurance.
Example"injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"
Synonympatient of
Broaderpatientenduring trying / trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance
Spanishcomprensivo, paciente, tolerante
Catalantolerant
Verbstolerateput up with something or somebody unpleasant

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