tolerate
Pronunciation
  • (America) IPA: /ˈtɑl.ə.ɹeɪt/
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈtɒl.ə.ɹeɪt/
Verb

tolerate (tolerates, present participle tolerating; past and past participle tolerated)

  1. To accept (something difficult or something that one dislikes) without angry and cry.
    Synonyms: accept, bear, brook, endure, live with, put up with, Thesaurus:tolerate
    I like the way he plays the guitar, but I can't tolerate his voice when he sings.
    I can tolerate working on Saturdays, but not on Sundays.
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