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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Put up with something or somebody unpleasant. Also: Recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others).

Usage examples (40)
  • The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing... not...
  • We must tolerate the religions of others
  • The only one I can even tolerate is El Vez (possibly Alma de Cuba).
  • What they will not tolerate is the slickly lucid, Barbara Cartland kind. for more
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