tolerant

  • 1 tolérant — tolérant, ante [ tɔlerɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. • 1544; lat. tolerans 1 ♦ Qui fait preuve de tolérance (2o) . ⇒ compréhensif, libéral. Ses parents sont très tolérants. ⇒ indulgent. 2 ♦ Qui fait preuve de tolérance en matière d opinion. Doctrine, religion… …

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  • 2 tolerant — TOLERÁNT, Ă, toleranţi, te, adj. (Adesea substantivat) Care tolerează; îngăduitor, indulgent. – Din fr. tolérant. Trimis de claudia, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  Tolerant ≠ intolerant, intransigent, netolerant Trimis de siveco, 03.08.2004. Sursa:… …

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  • 3 tolérant — tolérant, ante (to lé ran, ran t ) adj. 1°   Qui tolère.    Il se dit principalement en matière de religion. Un zèle tolérant. •   La religion catholique, c est à dire la plus sévère et la moins tolérante de toutes les religions, BOSSUET 6e avert …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 4 tolerant — Adj. (Mittelstufe) voller Toleranz Beispiele: Er ist sehr tolerant gegenüber anderen Menschen. Sie verhält sich immer tolerant …

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  • 5 tolerant — [Wichtig (Rating 3200 5600)] Auch: • nachsichtig • geduldig Bsp.: • Die Polizei ist gegenüber Kleinverbrechen weniger nachsichtig als zuvor. • Sie ist sehr tolerant gegenüber anderen Leuten …

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  • 6 tolerant — Die Nachbarn hören oft laut Musik. Wir müssen sehr tolerant sein …

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  • 7 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; indulgent. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Toleránt — (lat.), duldsam …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 9 tolerant — index benevolent, charitable (lenient), dispassionate, lenient, liberal (broad minded), nonmilitant, open minded …

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  • 10 tolerant — (adj.) 1784, from L. tolerantia endurance, from tolerans, prp. of tolerare to bear, endure, tolerate (see TOLERATION (Cf. toleration)). Related: Tolerantly …

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  • 11 tolerant — *forbearing, lenient, indulgent, clement, merciful Analogous words: *charitable, benevolent, humane: forgiving, ex cusing, condoning (see EXCUSE vb) Antonyms: intolerant: severe …

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  • 12 tolerant — [adj] open minded, easygoing advanced, benevolent, big, broad, broad minded, catholic, charitable, clement, complaisant, condoning, easy on, easy with, excusing, fair, forbearing, forgiving, free and easy*, humane, indulgent, kindhearted*, lax,… …

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  • 13 tolerant — ► ADJECTIVE 1) showing tolerance. 2) able to endure specified conditions or treatment. DERIVATIVES tolerantly adverb …

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  • 14 tolerant — [täl′ər ənt] adj. [L tolerans, prp.: see TOLERATE] 1. having or showing tolerance of others beliefs, practices, etc. 2. Med. of or having tolerance tolerantly adv …

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  • 15 tolerant — adj. VERBS ▪ be, seem ▪ become, grow ADVERB ▪ extremely, fairly, very, etc …

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  • 16 tolerant — tol|e|rant [ˈtɔlərənt US ˈta: ] adj 1.) allowing people to do, say, or believe what they want without criticizing or punishing them ≠ ↑intolerant →↑tolerate tolerant of/towards ▪ Luckily, my parents were tolerant of my choice of music. ▪ a… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 tolerant — tol|er|ant [ talərənt ] adjective 1. ) willing to accept other people s beliefs, way of life, etc. without criticizing them, even if you disagree with them: a tolerant society tolerant of: Perhaps you need to be more tolerant of your neighbors. 2 …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 18 tolerant — [[t]tɒ̱lərənt[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: oft v link ADJ of n (approval) If you describe someone as tolerant, you approve of the fact that they allow other people to say and do as they like, even if they do not agree with or like it. They need to be… …

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  • 19 tolerant — UK [ˈtɒlərənt] / US [ˈtɑlərənt] adjective 1) willing to accept someone else s beliefs, way of life etc without criticizing them, even if you disagree with them a tolerant society tolerant of: Perhaps you need to be more tolerant of your… …

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  • 20 tolerant — verständnisvoll; duldend; respektvoll; konnivent; gelinde; nachsichtig; duldsam * * * to|le|rant [tole rant] <Adj.>: 1. großzügig gegenüber Andersdenkenden; andere Meinungen, Verhaltensweisen gelten lassend: er hat eine tolerante Gesinnung; …

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