- v put up with something or somebody unpleasant
he learned to tolerate the heat
- v recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)
We must tolerate the religions of others
- v 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
- v allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital
- What risks are fans willing to tolerate as spectatorsabettors to an inherently dangerous sport? For some, the death of a hero of Earnhardt's magnitude will awaken disgust, or shame.
- For six months Jack campaigned relentlessly for Jackie's vote, in and out of Georgetown dinner parties, Washington art theaters and movie houses (he even learned to tolerate .
- The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic State .
News & Articles
- Loss of rights is ignored -- then they come for you: Letters to the Editor for Thursday, June 13, 2013
Most Americans will tolerate anything that doesn't affect them until they wake up and learn they are slowly losing their freedom -- to choose, to express their views, to privacy,
June 13, 2013 - Los Angeles Daily News
- 49ers Harbaugh says he won't tolerate cheating
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Jim Harbaugh has used the recent run of suspensions on the division rival Seattle Seahawks for performance-enhancing drug infractions as a reminder to his own San Francisco team: Cheating won't be tolerated.
June 13, 2013 - Everett Herald
- Jim Harbaugh won't tolerate cheating on his team
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) -- Jim Harbaugh has used the recent run of suspensions on the division rival Seattle Seahawks for performance-enhancing drug infractions as a reminder to his own San Francisco team: Cheating won't be tolerated.
June 11, 2013 - The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports