Synonyms for tolerate

Synonyms for (verb) tolerate

Synonyms: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

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

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam


Synonyms: allow, tolerate, permit

Definition: allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting

Usage: We don't allow dogs here; Children are not permitted beyond this point; We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam


Synonyms: tolerate

Definition: have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition

Usage: The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him

Similar words: suffer, endure

Definition: undergo or be subjected to

Usage: He suffered the penalty; Many saints suffered martyrdom


Synonyms: tolerate

Definition: recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others)

Usage: We must tolerate the religions of others

Similar words: respect, abide by, honor, honour, observe

Definition: show respect towards

Usage: honor your parents!