tolerant

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See also: tolérant

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From Old French tolerant, from Latin tolerans, present participle of tolerō (endure).

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tolerant (comparative more tolerant, superlative most tolerant)

  1. tending to permit, allow, understand, or accept something
    He's pretty tolerant of different political views, but don't ask him about religion.
  2. tending to withstand or survive
    These plants are tolerant of drought and sunlight.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin tolerans.

Adjective[edit]

tolerant (masculine and feminine plural tolerants)

  1. tolerant
    Antonym: intolerant
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

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tolerant

  1. present participle of tolerar

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tolerant (comparative toleranter, superlative tolerantst)

  1. tolerant

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Inflection of tolerant
uninflected tolerant
inflected tolerante
comparative toleranter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial tolerant toleranter het tolerantst
het tolerantste
indefinite m./f. sing. tolerante tolerantere tolerantste
n. sing. tolerant toleranter tolerantste
plural tolerante tolerantere tolerantste
definite tolerante tolerantere tolerantste
partitive tolerants toleranters

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  • Indonesian: toleran

German[edit]

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tolerant (comparative toleranter, superlative am tolerantesten)

  1. tolerant

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Latin[edit]

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tolerant

  1. third-person plural present active indicative of tolerō  "they bear, they endure, they tolerate"

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tolérant

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tolerant (neuter singular tolerant, definite singular and plural tolerante)

  1. tolerant

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tolérant

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tolerant (neuter singular tolerant, definite singular and plural tolerante)

  1. tolerant

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French tolérant.

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tolerant m or n (feminine singular tolerantă, masculine plural toleranți, feminine and neuter plural tolerante)

  1. tolerant

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tolerant (comparative tolerantare, superlative tolerantast)

  1. tolerant

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Inflection of tolerant
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular tolerant tolerantare tolerantast
Neuter singular tolerant tolerantare tolerantast
Plural toleranta tolerantare tolerantast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 tolerante tolerantare tolerantaste
All toleranta tolerantare tolerantaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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