tolerative

tolerate

[tol-uh-reyt]
verb (used with object), tolerated, tolerating.
1.
to allow the existence, presence, practice, or act of without prohibition or hindrance; permit.
2.
to endure without repugnance; put up with: I can tolerate laziness, but not incompetence.
3.
Medicine/Medical. to endure or resist the action of (a drug, poison, etc.).
4.
Obsolete. to experience, undergo, or sustain, as pain or hardship.

Origin:
1525–35; < Latin tolerātus, past participle of tolerāre to bear (akin to thole2); see -ate1

tolerative, adjective
tolerator, noun
nontolerated, adjective
nontolerative, adjective
untolerated, adjective
untolerating, adjective
untolerative, adjective


2. support, accept.
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tolerate (ˈtɒləˌreɪt)
 
vb
1.  to treat with indulgence, liberality, or forbearance
2.  to permit
3.  to be able to bear; put up with
4.  med to have tolerance for (a drug, poison, etc)
 
[C16: from Latin tolerāre sustain; related to thole²]
 
'tolerative
 
adj
 
'tolerator
 
n

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tolerate tol·er·ate (tŏl'ə-rāt')
v. tol·er·at·ed, tol·er·at·ing, tol·er·ates

  1. To allow without prohibiting or opposing; permit.

  2. To put up with; endure.

  3. To have tolerance for a substance or pathogen.


tol'er·a'tive adj.
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