Definition of Tolerating:
- abiding (part of speech: verb)
- permitting (part of speech: verb)
- forgiving (part of speech: verb)
But it's no use talking now, and I daresay I should have done the same myself if I had seen him try to poison Pharaoh," and he patted the head of the great dog, of which we were all exceedingly fond, although in reality it only cared for Orme, merely tolerating the rest of us.- "Queen Sheba's Ring", H. Rider Haggard.
He was constitutionally incapable of tolerating pretentious ignorance, and he had realised from the first that there could be no question of giving and taking quarter from persons who were more concerned to suppress doctrines they conceived to be dangerous than to examine into their truth.- "Thomas Henry Huxley; A Sketch Of His Life And Work", P. Chalmers Mitchell.
- "Greener Than You Think", Ward Moore.