tolerably


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.tolerably - in an acceptable (but not outstanding) mannertolerably - in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner; "she plays tennis tolerably"
intolerably, unacceptably - to an unacceptable degree; "The percentage of lead in our drinking water is unacceptably high"
Translations

tolerably

[ˈtɒlərəblɪ] ADV (= moderately) [good, comfortable] → medianamente
a tolerably good playerun jugador pasable
it is tolerably certain thates casi seguro que ...

tolerably

[ˈtɒlərəbli] adv
tolerably good → tolérable

tolerably

advziemlich; tolerably wellganz leidlich or annehmbar, ziemlich gut; they are tolerably well-educatedsie sind leidlich gebildet or (rather well) → ziemlich gebildet

tolerably

[ˈtɒlərəblɪ] adv (good, comfortable) → abbastanza
References in classic literature ?
His gold-headed cane, too,--a serviceable staff, of dark polished wood,--had similar traits, and, had it chosen to take a walk by itself, would have been recognized anywhere as a tolerably adequate representative of its master.
I had ceased to be a writer of tolerably poor tales and essays, and had become a tolerably good Surveyor of the Customs.
Thus, by divers little makeshifts, in that ingenious way which is commonly denominated "by hook and by crook," the worthy pedagogue got on tolerably enough, and was thought, by all who understood nothing of the labor of headwork, to have a wonderfully easy life of it.
Though none of the most elegant, it yet stood the scrutiny tolerably well.
When I reached the end of my journey I found myself in a tolerably comfortable stable, and well attended to.
Somewhat mollified by certain cups of very good coffee, he came out smiling and talking, in tolerably restored humor.
Thunder-showers had been tolerably frequent of late, and I was not much afraid of a failure; still, I shouldn't have cared for a delay of a day or two; I should have explained that I was busy with affairs of state yet, and the people must wait.
When we reached its neighborhood we found it was beautifully situated, but on top of a mound, or hill, round and tolerably steep, and about two hundred feet high.
One poor chap, who had no other grandeur to offer, said with tolerably manifest pride in the remembrance:
Emma spared no exertions to maintain this happier flow of ideas, and hoped, by the help of backgammon, to get her father tolerably through the evening, and be attacked by no regrets but her own.
As for the house itself, to be sure," said she, "it is too small for our family, but we will make ourselves tolerably comfortable for the present, as it is too late in the year for improvements.
Of this preparation a tolerably abundant plateful was apportioned to each pupil.