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tol·er·ant

 (tŏl′ər-ənt)
adj.
1. Inclined to tolerate the beliefs or behavior of others; forbearing: a tolerant attitude.
2. Able to withstand or endure an adverse environmental condition: plants tolerant of extreme heat.

[French tolérant, from Latin tolerāns, present participle of tolerāre, to bear; see tolerate.]

tol′er·ant·ly adv.

tolerant

(ˈtɒlərənt)
adj
1. able to tolerate the beliefs, actions, opinions, etc, of others
2. permissive
3. able to withstand extremes, as of heat and cold
4. (Medicine) med (of a patient) exhibiting tolerance to a drug
ˈtolerantly adv

tol•er•ant

(ˈtɒl ər ənt)

adj.
1. inclined or disposed to tolerate; showing tolerance; forbearing: tolerant of errors.
2. favoring toleration: a tolerant church.
3.
a. able to endure or resist the action of a drug, poison, etc.
b. lacking, or exhibiting low levels of, immune response to a normally immunogenic substance.
[1770–80; < Latin tolerant-, s. of tolerāns, present participle of tolerāre to bear]
tol′er•ant•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tolerant - showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of otherstolerant - showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
charitable - full of love and generosity; "charitable to the poor"; "a charitable trust"
patient - enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance; "a patient smile"; "was patient with the children"; "an exact and patient scientist"; "please be patient"
intolerant - unwilling to tolerate difference of opinion
2.tolerant - tolerant and forgiving under provocationtolerant - tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
forgiving - inclined or able to forgive and show mercy; "a kindly forgiving nature"; "a forgiving embrace to the naughty child"
3.tolerant - showing or characterized by broad-mindednesstolerant - showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
broad-minded - inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own; "a judge who is broad-minded but even-handed"
4.tolerant - 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"
tolerable - capable of being borne or endured; "the climate is at least tolerable"
5.tolerant - showing the capacity for endurancetolerant - showing the capacity for endurance; "injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions"
patient - enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance; "a patient smile"; "was patient with the children"; "an exact and patient scientist"; "please be patient"

tolerant

tolerant

adjective
1. Not narrow or conservative in thought, expression, or conduct:
Translations
مُتَسَامِحمُتَسامِح
tolerantní
tolerant
suvaitsevainen
tolerantan
umburîarlyndur
寛容な
관대한
tolerantný
strpen
tolerant
ที่มีความอดทน
hoşgörülütoleranslı
bao dung

tolerant

[ˈtɒlərənt] ADJ
1. (= open-minded) [person, society, attitude] → tolerante
to be tolerant of sb/sthser tolerante con algn/algo
2. (Med) to be tolerant to sthtolerar algo
his body is becoming tolerant to the drugs (= receptive) → su cuerpo tolera cada vez mejor los medicamentos; (= resistant) → los medicamentos ya no le surten efecto

tolerant

[ˈtɒlərənt] adjtolérant(e)
to be tolerant of sth (= accept) → être tolérant(e) vis-à-vis de qch

tolerant

adj
(→ gegenüber) → tolerant, duldsam; (towards children, one’s juniors) → nachsichtig; the Lord is tolerant of our mistakesder Herr sieht uns unsere Schwächen nach; to adopt a more tolerant attitude to or toward(s) somethingeiner Sache (dat)toleranter gegenüberstehen
(Tech, Med) to be tolerant of heathitzebeständig sein; to be tolerant to lightLicht vertragen können; to be tolerant to a drugein Medikament (gut) vertragen

tolerant

[ˈtɒlərnt] adj tolerant (of)tollerante (nei confronti di)

tolerate

(ˈtoləreit) verb
to bear or endure; to put up with. I couldn't tolerate his rudeness.
ˈtolerable adjective
1. able to be borne or endured. The heat was barely tolerable.
2. quite good. The food was tolerable.
ˈtolerance noun
1. the ability to be fair and understanding to people whose ways, opinions etc are different from one's own. We should always try to show tolerance to other people.
2. the ability to resist the effects of eg a drug. If you take a drug regularly, your body gradually acquires a tolerance of it.
ˈtolerant adjective
showing tolerance. He's very tolerant towards his neighbours.
ˈtolerantly adverb
ˌtoleˈration noun
1. the act of tolerating. His toleration of her behaviour amazed me.
2. tolerance, especially in religious matters. The government passed a law of religious toleration.

tolerant

مُتَسَامِح tolerantní tolerant tolerant ανεκτικός tolerante suvaitsevainen tolérant tolerantan tollerante 寛容な 관대한 tolerant tolerant tolerancyjny tolerante терпимый tolerant ที่มีความอดทน hoşgörülü bao dung 宽恕的

tol·er·ant

a. tolerante.

tolerant

adj tolerante
References in classic literature ?
You certainly have a high opinion of my good nature," said the planter, smiling, "but I advise you not to talk quite so loud, as there are people on board the boat who might not be quite so tolerant to opinion as I am.
The gods of the hearth exist for us still; and let all new faith be tolerant of that fetishism, lest it bruise its own roots.
They so far exceed the usual though unjustifiable licenses of party artifice, that even in a disposition the most candid and tolerant, they must force the sentiments which favor an indulgent construction of the conduct of political adversaries to give place to a voluntary and unreserved indignation.
Oh, there may be a few of 'em run, but there's them kind in every regiment, 'specially when they first goes under fire," said the other in a tolerant way.
The most conspicuous article in her attire was an ample checkered linen apron, which almost covered her skirt; and nothing could be plainer or less noticeable than her cap and gown, for there was no weakness of which she was less tolerant than feminine vanity, and the preference of ornament to utility.
When I had brought down my lesson to the lowest level of my dullest pupil's capacity--when I had shown myself the mildest, the most tolerant of masters--a word of impertinence, a movement of disobedience, changed me at once into a despot.
confirms or annuls all international arrangements and, to judge from its last report, finds our tolerant, humorous, lazy little planet only too ready to shift the whole burden of public administration on its shoulders.
For that I have no concern," said the king, who was as tolerant as Akbar in matters of belief.
The family priest, an old, tolerant Sarsut Brahmin, dropped in later, and naturally started a theological argument to impress the family.
As to me I had a rapid vision of Dominic's astonishment, awe, and sarcasm which was always as tolerant as it is possible for sarcasm to be.
I would be as tolerant of and as liberal to a rival as I should expect him to be to me.
He leaned back in his chair with drooping eyelids and a tolerant smile, basking in this sudden gleam of sunshine.