tolerate

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Pronunciation[change]

  • (US) IPA: /ˈtɑl.ə.ɹeɪt/
  • (UK) IPA: /ˈtɒl.ə.ɹeɪt/
  • (file)

Verb[change]

Plain form
tolerate

Third-person singular
tolerates

Past tense
tolerated

Past participle
tolerated

Present participle
tolerating

  1. (transitive) If you tolerate something, you put up with it, or allow it.
    The teacher was able to tolerate quiet talking in her classroom during her lessons.

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