verb (used with object), tol·er·at·ed, tol·er·at·ing.
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These issues are too serious for the people we represent to tolerate them being talked about so casually.Centrist House Democrats lash out at liberal colleagues, blame far-left views for costing the party seats|Rachael Bade, Erica Werner|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
A lot of waiting is about expectations, and, with new technologies, our expectations have definitely changed about how much uncertainty we should have to tolerate.As Election Day drags into Election Week, the waiting is the hardest part|Marc Fisher|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
Recently, she learned she was able to tolerate a Thai curry dish.When coffee smells like gasoline: Covid isn’t just stealing senses — it may be warping them|Allyson Chiu|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
“At Target, we absolutely don’t tolerate racism,” Cornell told the Global Forum.Target’s CEO says its mask-wearing requirement is about safety, not politics|Phil Wahba|October 26, 2020|Fortune
That’s mainly because we all have a different level of risk we’re willing to tolerate.Global stocks fall, dollar rises as stimulus talks fade and COVID cases spike|Bernhard Warner|October 26, 2020|Fortune