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  • 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

  • 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 .
  • 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.
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