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Meaning of TOLERANT

Pronunciation:  'tâlurunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
  2. [adj]  tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
  3. [adj]  showing the capacity for endurance; "injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions"
  4. [adj]  showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
 

TOLERANT is a 8 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: broad, broad-minded, easygoing, forgiving, kind, liberal, patient, patient of, unbigoted
 
 Antonyms: intolerant
 
 See Also: charitable

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Tol"er*ant\, a. [L. tolerans, p. pr. of tolerare to
tolerate: cf. F. tol['e]rant. See {Tolerate}.]
Inclined to tolerate; favoring toleration; forbearing;
indulgent.

 

 

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