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Synonyms of tolerate in English:


  • 1 their leader would not tolerate serious dissent how was it that she could tolerate such noise?
    allow, permit, authorize, sanction, condone, indulge, agree to, accede to, approve of;
    accept, swallow, brook, countenance, admit of, recognize, acknowledge;
    ignore, turn a blind eye to, wink at;
    Scottish  thole
    informal stick, hack, abide
    British informal wear, be doing with
    archaic suffer
    [Antonyms] ban
  • 2 his wife could not tolerate eggs
    consume, take, stomach, digest, eat, receive, be subjected to, withstand subjection to, be treated with
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