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tol·er·a·ble

 (tŏl′ər-ə-bəl)
adj.
1. Capable of being tolerated; endurable: found the workload tolerable and so kept the job.
2. Acceptable but not superior; passable: "This encouraged me to think I might possibly in time come to be a tolerable English writer" (Benjamin Franklin). See Synonyms at average.

tol′er·a·bil′i·ty, tol′er·a·ble·ness n.
tol′er·a·bly adv.

tolerable

(ˈtɒlərəbəl)
adj
1. able to be tolerated; endurable
2. permissible
3. informal fairly good
ˈtolerableness, ˌtoleraˈbility n
ˈtolerably adv

tol•er•a•ble

(ˈtɒl ər ə bəl)

adj.
1. capable of being tolerated; endurable.
2. fairly good; not bad.
3. Chiefly Dial. in fair health.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin tolerābilis=tolerā(re) to tolerate + -bilis -ble]
tol′er•a•ble•ness, tol`er•a•bil′i•ty, n.
tol′er•a•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.tolerable - capable of being borne or endured; "the climate is at least tolerable"
permissible, allowable - that may be permitted especially as according to rule; "permissible behavior in school"; "a permissible tax deduction"
intolerable, unbearable, unendurable - incapable of being put up with; "an intolerable degree of sentimentality"
2.tolerable - about averagetolerable - about average; acceptable; "more than adequate as a secretary"
satisfactory - giving satisfaction; "satisfactory living conditions"; "his grades were satisfactory"

tolerable

adjective
1. bearable, acceptable, allowable, supportable, endurable, sufferable He described their living conditions as tolerable.
bearable unacceptable, intolerable, unbearable, insufferable, unendurable
2. (Informal) fair, O.K. or okay (informal), middling, average, all right, ordinary, acceptable, reasonable, good enough, adequate, indifferent, not bad (informal), mediocre, so-so (informal), run-of-the-mill, passable, unexceptional, fairly good, fair to middling Is there anywhere tolerable to eat in town?
fair bad, awful, dreadful, rotten

tolerable

adjective
1. Capable of being tolerated:
2. Of moderately good quality but less than excellent:
Informal: OK, tidy.
Translations
جيِّديُمْكِن إحْتِماله
přijatelnýsnesitelný
udholdelig
òokkaleguròolanlegur
znosen
dayanılıroldukça iyitahammül edilebilir

tolerable

[ˈtɒlərəbl] ADJ
1. (= bearable) [pain, heat] → soportable, tolerable
2. (= not too bad) [film, food] → pasable

tolerable

[ˈtɒlərəbəl] adj
(= bearable) → tolérable
(= fairly good) → passable

tolerable

adj (lit) pain, noise level etcerträglich; (fig: = not too bad also) → annehmbar, leidlich, passabel (inf); to keep something at a tolerable leveletw im erträglichen Rahmen or im Rahmen des Erträglichen halten; how are you? — tolerablewie gehts dir? — ganz leidlich or passabel (inf); to be tolerable to somebodyfür jdn annehmbar sein

tolerable

[ˈtɒlərəbl] adj
a. (bearable) → sopportabile, tollerabile
b. (fairly good) → passabile, discreto/a

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.
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Which time of tolerableness seems hardly likely to come at present, for I am resting now, and find myself in a general state of collapse.