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tolerate División en sílabas: tol·er·ate
Pronunciación: /ˈtäləˌrāt/

Definición de tolerate en inglés:


[with object]
1Allow the existence, occurrence, or practice of (something that one does not necessarily like or agree with) without interference: a regime unwilling to tolerate dissent
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Nor can Bulgaria afford to have its image besmeared again by being seen to be tolerating such practices.
  • No nation can prosper where corrupt practices are tolerated or in some aspects even encouraged.
  • This shocking and disgraceful practice should not be tolerated in any society.
allow, permit, condone, accept, swallow, countenance
1.1Accept or endure (someone or something unpleasant or disliked) with forbearance: how was it that she could tolerate such noise?
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Her mother barely tolerated her ex-husband, and he was way down on her list of favorite conversation topics.
  • Robinson had been brought up by a mother who tolerated men, while believing herself superior.
  • Thank you to my colleagues who have supported and tolerated me.
1.2Be capable of continued subjection to (a drug, toxin, or environmental condition) without adverse reaction: lichens grow in conditions that no other plants tolerate
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • In addition, this medication is well tolerated, with few adverse effects.
  • Antiviral therapy is not highly effective in transplant patients and poses additional problems for these individuals, who may have difficulty tolerating the potent drugs it involves.
  • Patients tolerating the drugs initially are much less likely to develop side effects afterward.



Pronunciación: /-ˌrātər/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Three theoretical polarities are widely recognized and are here called breeders (with emphasis or reproduction), competitors (with emphasis on agonistic behavior), and tolerators (with emphasis on coping with resource shortages).
  • Breeders, competitors and tolerators are useful as categories, but are more informative as quantified axes, or polarities.
  • Both pines are sclerophyllous like tolerators, as are dawn redwood and bald cypress.


Early 16th century (in the sense 'endure (pain)'): from Latin tolerat- 'endured', from the verb tolerare.

Palabras que riman con tolerate

exhilarate • illustrate

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