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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices
           of others [ant: intolerant]
    2: tolerant and forgiving under provocation; "our neighbor was
       very kind about the window our son broke" [syn: kind,
    3: showing or characterized by broad-mindedness; "a broad
       political stance"; "generous and broad sympathies"; "a
       liberal newspaper"; "tolerant of his opponent's opinions"
       [syn: broad, large-minded, liberal, tolerant]
    4: 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" [syn: tolerant,
    5: showing the capacity for endurance; "injustice can make us
       tolerant and forgiving"; "a man patient of distractions"
       [syn: tolerant, patient of]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
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;
   [1913 Webster]

Thesaurus Results for Tolerant:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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