tolerant


tolerant
adj.
VERBS
be, seem
become, grow
ADVERB
extremely, fairly, very, etc.
highly, remarkably, surprisingly

Mary was surprisingly tolerant of his annoying habits.

relatively

He's relatively tolerant of my faults.

religiously

an area known to be religiously tolerant

PREPOSITION
of

They learn to be tolerant of other people.

towards/toward

They are more tolerant towards/toward minorities now.

Tolerant is used with these nouns: ↑attitude

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  • tolérant — tolérant, ante [ tɔlerɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1544; lat. tolerans 1 ♦ Qui fait preuve de tolérance (2o) . ⇒ compréhensif, libéral. Ses parents sont très tolérants. ⇒ indulgent. 2 ♦ Qui fait preuve de tolérance en matière d opinion. Doctrine, religion… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • tolerant — TOLERÁNT, Ă, toleranţi, te, adj. (Adesea substantivat) Care tolerează; îngăduitor, indulgent. – Din fr. tolérant. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Tolerant ≠ intolerant, intransigent, netolerant Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa:… …   Dicționar Român

  • tolérant — tolérant, ante (to lé ran, ran t ) adj. 1°   Qui tolère.    Il se dit principalement en matière de religion. Un zèle tolérant. •   La religion catholique, c est à dire la plus sévère et la moins tolérante de toutes les religions, BOSSUET 6e avert …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • tolerant — Adj. (Mittelstufe) voller Toleranz Beispiele: Er ist sehr tolerant gegenüber anderen Menschen. Sie verhält sich immer tolerant …   Extremes Deutsch

  • tolerant — [Wichtig (Rating 3200 5600)] Auch: • nachsichtig • geduldig Bsp.: • Die Polizei ist gegenüber Kleinverbrechen weniger nachsichtig als zuvor. • Sie ist sehr tolerant gegenüber anderen Leuten …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • tolerant — Die Nachbarn hören oft laut Musik. Wir müssen sehr tolerant sein …   Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer

  • Tolerant — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Toleránt — (lat.), duldsam …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • tolerant — index benevolent, charitable (lenient), dispassionate, lenient, liberal (broad minded), nonmilitant, open minded …   Law dictionary

  • tolerant — (adj.) 1784, from L. tolerantia endurance, from tolerans, prp. of tolerare to bear, endure, tolerate (see TOLERATION (Cf. toleration)). Related: Tolerantly …   Etymology dictionary

  • tolerant — *forbearing, lenient, indulgent, clement, merciful Analogous words: *charitable, benevolent, humane: forgiving, ex cusing, condoning (see EXCUSE vb) Antonyms: intolerant: severe …   New Dictionary of Synonyms


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