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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tol·er·a·ble a.
 1. Capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally.
 As may affect the earth with cold and heat
 Scarce tolerable.   --Milton.
 2. Moderately good or agreeable; not contemptible; not very excellent or pleasing, but such as can be borne or received without disgust, resentment, or opposition; passable; as, a tolerable administration; a tolerable entertainment; a tolerable translation.
 -- Tol*er*a*ble*ness, n. -- Tol*er*a*bly, adv.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: in a tolerable manner; "she did it well enough" [syn: well
             enough, to a tolerable degree, to an adequate
      2: in an acceptable (but not outstanding) manner; "she plays
         tennis tolerably" [syn: acceptably, so-so] [ant: unacceptably,