Synonyms for tolerant

Synonyms for (adj) tolerant

Synonyms: broad, liberal, large-minded, tolerant

Definition: showing or characterized by broad-mindedness

Usage: a broad political stance; generous and broad sympathies; a liberal newspaper; tolerant of his opponent's opinions

Similar words: broad-minded

Definition: inclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own

Usage: a judge who is broad-minded but even-handed

Synonyms: kind, tolerant

Definition: tolerant and forgiving under provocation

Usage: our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke

Similar words: forgiving

Definition: inclined or able to forgive and show mercy

Usage: a kindly forgiving nature; a forgiving embrace to the naughty child

Synonyms: patient of, tolerant

Definition: showing the capacity for endurance

Usage: injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving; a man patient of distractions

Similar words: patient

Definition: enduring trying circumstances with even temper or characterized by such endurance

Usage: a patient smile; was patient with the children; an exact and patient scientist; please be patient

Synonyms: tolerant, resistant

Definition: able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress

Usage: the plant is tolerant of saltwater; these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided; the new hybrid is more resistant to drought

Similar words: tolerable

Definition: capable of being borne or endured

Usage: the climate is at least tolerable

Synonyms: tolerant

Definition: showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others

Similar words: unbigoted

Definition: not opinionated

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