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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 say tolerate in sign language?

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How to use tolerate in a sentence?

  1. Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop:

    The establishment of an international criminal tribunal ... would send a clear message that the international community will not tolerate acts that threaten international peace and security by endangering civil aviation, a tribunal established by the Council would ensure broad international support for prosecutions and would maximise the prospects of securing international cooperation, which will be necessary for an effective prosecution.

  2. Lena Zawaideh:

    I am pursuing this case because women should not have to tolerate harassment at work. Shaun White should not be allowed to whatever he wants just because he is famous. Although I am embarrassed to have been treated this way, I cannot sit by and watch him do this to other women.

  3. Amazon Echo:

    We do not tolerate violations of our Supplier Code of Conduct. We regularly assess suppliers, using independent auditors as appropriate, to monitor continued compliance and improvement -- if we find violations, we take appropriate steps, including requesting immediate corrective action, we are urgently investigating these allegations and addressing this with Foxconn at the most senior level. Additional teams of specialists arrived on-site yesterday to investigate, and we've initiated weekly audits of this issue.

  4. Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit:

    I feel for our children, youths and university students and I also share their parents' worries too. But there must be a vigilance about violations, I think people won't tolerate it and allow an incident like this to happen again.

  5. James Dean:

    I’m a serious-minded and intense little devil, terribly gauche and so tense I don’t see how people stay in the same room with me. I know I wouldn’t tolerate myself.


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