[v] 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"
[v] 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"
[v] Medicine: have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
[v] recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others); "The Taliban in Afghanistan do not tolerate religions other than fundamental Islam"
abide, allow, bear, brook, endure, permit, put up, stand, stomach, suffer, support