Tolerate

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Definition

to tolerate: to accept, to endure, to bear (something bad)
verb

tolerable: acceptable, bearable
adjective

Examples

  • "I don't want you pirating illegal copies of a software program. I will not tolerate bootlegged software in our offices because of legal concerns."
  • "Second of all, you're ruining my story, and third of all, I need to drink a gallon of beer just to tolerate you."
  • "Here is a non-exhaustive list of terms which will no longer be tolerated, as well as suggested alternatives."
  • "I will not tolerate this type of insubordination."
  • "You wisely modified the settings on PhilipBot's personality console from "Insufferable" to "Tolerable", which has led to far fewer complaints from SusieBot."

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