Tolerance Meaning and Definition


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Tolerance meaning

Word: Tolerance

How to pronounce: ˈtɒlərəns

Noun

Definitions:

1. The ability or willingness to tolerate something, in particular the existence of opinions or behavior that one does not necessarily agree with.

Example sentences: "The tolerance of corruption"

2. The capacity to endure continued subjection to something, especially a drug, transplant, antigen, or environmental conditions, without adverse reaction.

Example sentences: "The desert camel shows the greatest tolerance to dehydration"

3. An allowable amount of variation of a specified quantity, especially in the dimensions of a machine or part.

Example sentences: "250 parts in his cars were made to tolerances of one thousandth of an inch"


Synonyms:

forbearance

broadmindedness

patience

sufferance

endurance

acceptability

tolerability

transferability

permissible

permissible limit

allowable

allowance

margin

tol

insensitivity

permissiveness


Antonyms:

intolerance


Derivations:

tolerant

tolerating

tolerable

toleration

tolerate

tolerantly


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Tolerance in Other Languages...

Spanish: Tolerancia

German: Toleranz

French: Tolérance

Italian: Tolleranza

Turkish: Tolerans


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