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Synonyms for tolerant
ˈtɒl ər ənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. tolerant(adj)

    showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others

    Synonyms:
    liberal, large-minded, patient of, broad, resistant, kind

    Antonyms:
    bigoted, unbearable, impatient, narrow, intolerant, strict, unendurable, rigid, narrow-minded, intolerable, unforgiving

  2. kind, tolerant(adj)

    tolerant and forgiving under provocation

    "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"

    Synonyms:
    large-minded, resistant, broad, kind, patient of, liberal, genial

    Antonyms:
    unendurable, unbearable, narrow, impatient, bigoted, intolerable, narrow-minded, rigid, intolerant, strict, unforgiving

  3. broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant(adj)

    showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

    "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"

    Synonyms:
    broad, bounteous, big, freehanded, full(a), panoptic, all-encompassing, extensive, all-inclusive, loose, unspecific, spacious, broad(a), patient of, encompassing, blanket(a), kind, free, all-embracing, across-the-board, resistant, liberal, giving, bighearted, large-minded, wide, openhanded, handsome, bountiful, unsubtle

    Antonyms:
    unbearable, intolerant, narrow-minded, unendurable, unforgiving, strict, intolerable, rigid, narrow, bigoted, impatient

  4. tolerant, resistant(adj)

    able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress

    "the plant is tolerant of saltwater"; "these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"; "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought"

    Synonyms:
    resistive, large-minded, resistant, immune, insubordinate, broad, kind, patient of, liberal, repellent

    Antonyms:
    bigoted, intolerable, unforgiving, narrow-minded, rigid, intolerant, unbearable, impatient, strict, unendurable, narrow

  5. tolerant, patient of(adj)

    showing the capacity for endurance

    "injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions"

    Synonyms:
    liberal, large-minded, patient of, broad, resistant, kind

    Antonyms:
    narrow-minded, bigoted, impatient, unbearable, strict, rigid, intolerable, unforgiving, narrow, intolerant, unendurable

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tolerant

    Synonyms:
    forbearing, indulgent, large-minded

    Antonyms:
    intolerant, bigoted, extreme

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tolerant(a)

    Synonyms:
    indulgent, forbearing, charitable

    Antonyms:
    intolerant

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    tolerance, lenient, shade-tolerant, permissive, forgiving, resistant

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How to use tolerant in a sentence?

  1. Duncan Clark:

    Jack Ma's keen to secure Jack Ma legacy. Jack Ma's not fully exiting the company. But this move is a smart way to leave on a high, to avoid being Icarus you have to... not only avoid flying too close to the sun, but also avoid crashing into the waves. So you have to still be ambitious. In philanthropy, education, environment he has plenty of room to soar yet. Areas where the government will be tolerant if not encouraging.

  2. John Porgal:

    The angel's dead, we've been tolerant of their display. We didn't like it, but we tolerated it. You see what they did to our display.

  3. Mary Badham:

    It has all of life's lessons condensed into one little, simple book, it's impacted my life in a growth process to accept the world and be tolerant of people and other ways of thinking and other ways of doing things.

  4. Paul. F. Meekin:

    Tests and exams do not determine who is in the right standing. Tests and exams only determine who is left standing. However even if you are knocked down you can still rise again. How far you go in life does not depend on tests and exams but on your being tender with the young, compassionate with the old, sympathetic and tolerant with others who are not as strong as yourself.

  5. Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve:

    We want to form the most representative forum possible, we must permit all representatives of a tolerant and peaceful Islam to discuss and resolve problems in an orderly manner.


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