|tolerate /ˈtɑ:ləˌreɪt/ verb [with object]|
inflected forms: tolerates; tolerated; tolerating
1 : to allow (something that is bad, unpleasant, etc.) to exist, happen, or be done • Our teacher will not tolerate bad grammar. • Racist or sexist behavior will not be tolerated. • I can't tolerate that noise. • The government cannot tolerate lawlessness. • How can you tolerate such laziness?
2 : to experience (something harmful or unpleasant) without being harmed • These plants tolerate drought well.
3 : to accept the feelings, behavior, or beliefs of (someone) • I don't like my boss, but I tolerate him.
— toleration /ˌtɑ:ləˈreɪʃən/ noun [noncount] • religious toleration