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Overview of adj tolerant

The adj tolerant has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (3) tolerant

(showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others)

2. (1) kind, tolerant

(tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke")

3. (1) broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant

(showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions")

4. tolerant, resistant

(able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress; "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")

5. tolerant, patient of

(showing the capacity for endurance; "injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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