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Synonyms for tolerate
ˈtɒl əˌreɪttol·er·ate

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Wiktionary

  1. tolerateverb

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

  2. tolerateverb

    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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put upverb

    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. tolerateverb

    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. tolerateverb

    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, tolerateverb

    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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. tolerateverb

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

  2. tolerateverb

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tolerateverb

    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. Karen Ruskin:

    The perpetrator has to truly be sorry and be willing to tolerate the hurt person's pain and consequential distrust, the couple has to.

  2. Nassau County Executive Laura Curran:

    It is completely unacceptable for anybody to be intimidated or attacked because of who they are, and we will not tolerate in Nassau County.

  3. Kirstjen Nielsen:

    this administration will not tolerate frivolous asylum claims or illegal entry.

  4. Justin Blake:

    Its not time to be cute. Its time to put on some working boots and get in this game, stand up around this nation and lets let them know were not going to tolerate this anymore. Martin Luther King [Jr.] went to jail. John Lewis went to jail for us. Dont be scared to go to jail.

  5. Jenny Burke:

    TSA does not tolerate racist or offensive behavior and those found responsible will be held accountable for their actions, two TSA officers have been placed on administrative leave while the investigation is ongoing.


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