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Definition 1: capable of being borne or endured - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where tolerable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the climate is at least tolerable

(tolerable is similar to ...) capable of being borne though unpleasant

"sufferable punishment"

(tolerable is similar to ...) 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"

(means also ...) that may be permitted especially as according to rule

"permissible behavior in school" "a permissible tax deduction"

Definition 2: about average; acceptable - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where tolerable or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • more than adequate as a secretary

Synonyms for tolerable in the sense of this definition

(tolerable is similar to ...) giving satisfaction

"satisfactory living conditions" "his grades were satisfactory"

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