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

 tol·er·ate /ˈtɑləˌret/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tol·er·ate /ˈtɑləˌret/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tol·er·ate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tolerated p. pr. & vb. n. Tolerating.]  To suffer to be, or to be done, without prohibition or hindrance; to allow or permit negatively, by not preventing; not to restrain; to put up with; as, to tolerate doubtful practices.
    Crying should not be tolerated in children.   --Locke.
    We tolerate them because property and liberty, to a degree, require that toleration.   --Burke.
 Syn: -- See Permit.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I cannot bear
           his constant criticism"; "The new secretary had to
           endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"; "he learned to
           tolerate the heat"; "She stuck out two years in a
           miserable marriage" [syn: digest, endure, stick out,
            stomach, bear, stand, support, brook, abide,
            suffer, put up]
      2: recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others); "We
         must tolerate the religions of others"
      3: have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen;
         "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs
         we gave him"
      4: allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without
         opposing or prohibiting; "We don't allow dogs here";
         "Children are not permitted beyond this point"; "We cannot
         tolerate smoking in the hospital" [syn: allow, permit]