Definition: tolerate or bear
Usage: I won't stand for this kind of behavior!
Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant
Usage: I cannot bear his constant criticism; The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks; he learned to tolerate the heat; She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
Definition: express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol
Usage: What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?
Definition: mean or intend to express or convey
Usage: You never understand what I mean!; what do his words intend?
Definition: take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to
Usage: Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin
Definition: be identical or equivalent to
Usage: One dollar equals 1,000 rubles these days!