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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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See tolerate used in context: 31 poetry verses, 17 definitions

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