- able to endure or resist the action of a drug, poison, etc.
- lacking or exhibiting low levels of immune response to a normally immunogenic substance.
- toledo, francisco de,
- tolerance dose,
- tolerance zone,
Origin of tolerant
Examples from the Web for tolerantly
When the time was ripe he acted on his opinions, but otherwise he was placid, tolerantly courteous, and inscrutable.Long Odds|Harold Bindloss
He turned to Alys with a return of tolerantly protective inflection in his voice.The Sturdy Oak|Samuel Merwin, et al.
"Well, you have to have discipline," Trigger said tolerantly.Legacy|James H Schmitz
She smiled faintly, vaguely, tolerantly, as if she enjoyed his pleasure in teasing her.Questionable Shapes|William Dean Howells
"Not if you don't go too far with your nonsense," she said tolerantly.The Story Girl|Lucy Maud Montgomery
1784, from Latin tolerantia "endurance," from tolerans, present participle of tolerare "to bear, endure, tolerate" (see toleration). Related: Tolerantly.