Meaning of tolerant

Definition of tolerant

(adj) showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others
tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was very kind about the window our son broke"
showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress; "the plant is tolerant of saltwater"; "these fish are quite tolerant as long as extremes of pH are avoided"; "the new hybrid is more resistant to drought"
showing the capacity for endurance; "injustice can make us tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions"

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