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Synonyms for tolerate
ˈtɒl əˌreɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up(verb)

    put up with something or somebody unpleasant

    "I cannot bear his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

    Synonyms:
    bide, project, ache, hold out, run, endure, affirm, underpin, carry, stand up, assume, have, hold, last, sustain, confirm, fend, stay, weather, take over, go, jut, endorse, jut out, turn out, digest, deport, prevail, comport, set up, behave, die hard, pay, jump out, remain firm, offer, deliver, indorse, hurt, abide, condense, raise, fend for, back up, stomach, birth, patronage, stand out, live, contribute, stick out, meet, brook, expect, patronize, suffer, concentrate, protrude, acquit, substantiate, brave out, survive, domiciliate, get, put forward, stand, can, post, plunk for, persist, live on, have a bun in the oven, give birth, back, jump, allow, rear, lose, place upright, wear, house, contain, leap out, bear, patronise, subscribe, hold up, corroborate, provide, erect, defend, brave, put up, tin, keep going, accept, bear out, support, resist, plump for, nominate, yield, gestate, permit, conduct

  2. tolerate(verb)

    recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)

    "We must tolerate the religions of others"

    Synonyms:
    permit, suffer, allow, brook, abide, stomach, endure, stand, support, put up, digest, stick out, bear

  3. tolerate(verb)

    have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition

    "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"

    Synonyms:
    permit, suffer, allow, brook, abide, stomach, endure, stand, support, put up, digest, stick out, bear

  4. allow, permit, tolerate(verb)

    allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting

    "We don't allow dogs here"; "Children are not permitted beyond this point"; "We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"

    Synonyms:
    admit, put up, grant, set aside, stand, appropriate, abide, support, let, digest, suffer, brook, bear, give up, stick out, reserve, countenance, permit, provide, endure, leave, allow, stomach, take into account, allow for, earmark

Wiktionary

  1. tolerate(verb)

    Synonyms:
    brookEtymology 2, live with, put up with, allow, bear, endure

  2. tolerate(verb)

    To allow (something that one dislikes or disagrees with) to exist or occur without interference.

    Synonyms:
    allow, put up with, live with, brookEtymology 2, endure, bear

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tolerate

    To abide is to remain continuously without limit of time unless expressed by the context: "to-day I must abide at thy house," Luke xix, 5; "a settled place for thee to abide in forever," 1 Kings viii, 13; "Abide with me! fast falls the eventide," Lyte Hymn. Lodge, sojourn, stay, tarry, and wait always imply a limited time; lodge, to pass the night; sojourn, to remain temporarily; live, dwell, reside, to have a permanent home. Stop, in the sense of stay or sojourn, is colloquial, and not in approved use. Compare ENDURE; REST.

    Synonyms:
    abide, anticipate, await, bear, bide, confront, continue, dwell, endure, expect, inhabit, live, lodge, remain, reside, rest, sojourn, stay, stop, tarry, wait, watch

    Antonyms:
    abandon, avoid, depart, forfeit, forfend, journey, migrate, move, proceed, reject, resist, shun

    Preposition:
    Abide in a place, for a time, with a person, by a statement.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. tolerate

    Synonyms:
    suffer, allow, permit, admit, bear, endure

    Antonyms:
    repel, disallow, prohibit, repudiate, reject, resist

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tolerate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    permit (as something unpleasant), allow, admit, indulge, receive

  2. tolerate(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    suffer, endure, abide, brook, put up with, bear with, take patiently or easily

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tolerate(v)

    Synonyms:
    endure, suffer, brook, allow, permit, admit

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "tolerate":

    condone, tolerance, accept, countenance, allow, tolerated, endure

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How to use tolerate in a sentence?

  1. Chief Franklin Adderley:

    Its attempt was to damage the image of our agency and I just hope that the people and the public realize that we're not going to tolerate it and anyone that's engaged in this behavior will be addressed immediately.

  2. Jerome Powell:

    Political factors play absolutely no role in our process, and my colleagues and I would not tolerate any attempt to include them in our decision-making or our discussions.

  3. Blue Bell:

    The safety of our ice cream is our highest priority, and we work hard to maintain the highest level of confidence of our customers. Food tampering is not a joke, and we will not tolerate tampering with our products.

  4. Michael Schill:

    I have forcefully articulated the view that, under my leadership, we will not tolerate sexual violence at the University of Oregon. We have put in place ambitious programs aimed at educating students and staff about how to prevent sexual assaults from happening, although these issues predate my joining the university, there is no doubt that this incident was a tragedy and marked a very difficult time at UO. We have worked hard to build bridges, and I am pleased to say that I enjoy an open dialog with Professor Freyd.

  5. Cherry Creek School District:

    We do not tolerate bullying of any kind in our schools and we have a comprehensive bullying prevention program in place at all of our schools, we were made aware of that video when a media outlet approached us with it. We took immediate action in response, turning the video over to police and addressing the matter with students.

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