Definitions of tolerate:
- verb: have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen
Example: "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
- verb: recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
Example: "We must tolerate the religions of others"
- verb: allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
Example: "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"
- verb: put up with something or somebody unpleasant
Example: "He learned to tolerate the heat"
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