Definition Of tolerate


allow the existence, occurrence, or practice of (something that one does not necessarily like or agree with) without interference.

a regime unwilling to tolerate dissent

Example Of tolerate

  • a regime unwilling to tolerate dissent

  • Adverse events seem to be dose related, supporting the practice of starting with a low dose and increasing slowly as the drug is tolerated .

  • Although pin oaks grow best in full sun, they will tolerate light shade.

  • Breeders, competitors and tolerators are useful as categories, but are more informative as quantified axes, or polarities.

  • He has also been seen by an endocrinologist who confirms that, medically, he can tolerate the drug.

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