verb (used with object), tol·er·at·ed, tol·er·at·ing.
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The State, as an employer organization, does not tolerate harassment.Alaska’s Attorney General on Unpaid Leave After Sending Hundreds of “Uncomfortable” Texts to a Young Colleague|by Kyle Hopkins, Anchorage Daily News|August 25, 2020|ProPublica
The companies said the vaccine was well tolerated with mild to moderate fever in fewer than 20% of the participants.Pfizer says its COVID-19 vaccine is on track for regulatory review in October|Claire Zillman, reporter|August 21, 2020|Fortune
A society that tolerates official brutality thereby, of course, encourages it.
This also suggests that the desire to become transhuman may take many years to become more widely tolerated.
“The US cannot tolerate the idea of any rival economic entity,” Stone writes.
Revisions went back and forth for weeks before Caro finally signed off on versions he could tolerate.‘The Power Broker’ Turns 40: How Robert Caro Wrote a Masterpiece|Scott Porch|September 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Should she leave her husband and endure loneliness or tolerate his dalliance and keep a companion for old age?
Why tolerate toxicity in a powerful sphere of modern life that has the potential to—and does—benefit so many?Zelda Williams Is the Latest to Leave Twitter Because of Ugly Attacks|Tauriq Moosa|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What you should want to create is a culture or community that immediately does not tolerate bigotry, harassment, and abuse.Female Journalist Gets Rape Threats Over Comic Book Criticism|Tauriq Moosa|April 21, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"No, sir; I would not tolerate such a man on board any more than I would a rattlesnake," I replied.Down South|Oliver Optic
Some of the clergy no doubt enjoyed the fun; others had to tolerate what was old and traditional.Folkways|William Graham Sumner
An ear accustomed to the fine tone of a good violin will not now tolerate a bad piano-forte.Violins and Violin Makers|Joseph Pearce
It was "against his duty towards God and the world to tolerate them."History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II.|James Anthony Froude
It is not a question of what is suitable to us, or what we can tolerate or agree with.Life and Times of David|Charles Henry Mackintosh