Synonyms for Tolerate:


allergen, allergic, allergy, anaphylactic shock, anaphylaxis, antigen, hypersensitive, intolerance, intolerant, stand for, hypoallergenic. empower, lump, mandate, take, withstand, say yes, give/get the go-ahead. beach, bite, bristle, buck, burrow, cast, claw, frisk, gore. bear up, live with, grin and bear it, resign yourself (to something), take the bad with the good, take the rough with the smooth. tolerate (noun)
abide, allow, bear, brook, endure, permit, stand, stomach, suffer, support, put up.


abide (verb)
abide, bear, continue, endure, experience, go on, last, linger, persevere, persist, remain, suffer, tarry, undergo, put up with.
allow, indulge (verb)
abide, authorize, bear, brook, condone, endure, live with, permit, sanction, stand, stand for, stomach, suffer, take, undergo, put up with.
forgive (verb)
absolve, acquit, condone, dismiss, excuse, exonerate, forbear, forget, forgive, overlook, pardon, relent, remit, reprieve, vindicate, show mercy.
permit (verb)
allow, approve, authorize, bless, concede, consent, enfranchise, let, license, permit, release, sanction.

Other synonyms:

bear up, empower, live with. withstand. mandate. take. abide
live with, put up with.
bear, grin and bear it.
permit, say yes.
put up.
Other relevant words:
allergen, allergic, allergy, anaphylaxis, antigen, beach, bear up, bite, bristle, brook, buck, burrow, cast, claw, empower, frisk, gore, hypersensitive, intolerance, intolerant, live with, lump, mandate, stand, stand for, stomach, support, take, withstand, hypoallergenic.

Usage examples for tolerate

  1. The young man apologised for the darkness, saying his parents would tolerate neither the electric light, nor gas, nor petroleum. – The Saint by Antonio Fogazzaro Commentator: William Roscoe Thayer
  2. They well understood, that in case the Netherlanders could be made to tolerate its exercise, they would lose all protection to their liberty; that if they opposed its introduction, they would open those rich provinces as a vast field of plunder. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  3. But Bernard Shaw is far too much of a Puritan to tolerate such doubts about points which he counts essential. – George Bernard Shaw by Gilbert K. Chesterton