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tolerate

tol·er·ate

tolerate

 
pronunciation:
ta l reIt
part of speech: verb
inflections: tolerated, tolerates, tolerating
definition 1: to allow or accept; not oppose or attack.
She tolerates her child's messy room, although she does not like it.
synonyms:
allow, stand, stand for, suffer
antonyms:
resist
similar words:
abide, accept, permit, swallow, take
definition 2: not to be bothered by; endure or bear.
He tolerates cold weather well.
synonyms:
bear, stomach, take, withstand
similar words:
abide
derivations: tolerative (adj.), tolerator (n.)