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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.