"tolerating" in the verb sense
1. digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up
put up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
recognize and respect (rights and beliefs of others
"We must tolerate the religions of others"
have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition
"The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"
4. allow, permit, tolerate
allow the presence of or allow (an activity) without opposing or prohibiting
"We don't allow dogs here"
"Children are not permitted beyond this point"
"We cannot tolerate smoking in the hospital"
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