inclined or disposed to tolerate; showing tolerance; forbearing: tolerant of errors.
favoring toleration: a tolerant church.
3. Medicine/Medical, Immunology. a.
able to endure or resist the action of a drug, poison, etc.
lacking or exhibiting low levels of immune response to a normally immunogenic substance.
Origin: 1770–80; Related forms
< Latin tolerant-
(stem of tolerāns
), present participle of tolerāre
to bear. See tolerate