HyperDic: tolerate

English > 4 senses of the word tolerate:
VERBcognitiontolerate, digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, support, brook, abide, suffer, put upput up with something or somebody unpleasant
socialtoleraterecognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
perceptiontoleratehave a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition
communicationtolerate, allow, permitallow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
tolerate > pronunciation
Soundstaa'lerey.t
Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > tolerate: 4 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaningput up with something or somebody unpleasant.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam cannot tolerate Sue
Example "he learned to tolerate the heat"
Synonymsdigest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up
Narroweraccept, live with, swallowTolerate or accommodate oneself to
bear upendure cheerfully
paybear (a cost or penalty) , in recompense for some action
sit outendure to the end / end
stand for, hold still forTolerate or bear
take a jokelisten to a joke at one's own expense
take lying downSuffer without protest
Broaderpermit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
Similar tosufferExperience (emotional) pain
Spanishaguantar, apechar, consentir, digerir, sobrellevar, soportar, sufrir, tolerar
Catalanaguantar, sofrir, suportar, tolerar
Adjectivestoleranttolerant and forgiving under provocation
tolerantshowing the capacity for endurance
Nounstolerancethe act of tolerating something
tolerationa disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations
English > tolerate: 4 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningrecognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others).
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Example"We must tolerate the religions of others"
Broaderrespect, honor, honour, abide by, observeshow respect towards
Adjectivestolerantshowing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
tolerantshowing or characterized by broad-mindedness
Nounstolerationofficial recognition of the right of individuals to hold dissenting opinions (especially in religion)
English > tolerate: 4 senses > verb 3, perception
MeaningHave a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Broadersuffer, endureUndergo or be subjected to
English > tolerate: 4 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningAllow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"
Synonymsallow, permit
Broaderpermit, allow, let, countenanceconsent to, give permission
Spanishaguantar, consentir, permitir, soportar, tolerar
Catalanaguantar, consentir, suportar, tolerar

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