See also: tolérance
- (uncountable, obsolete) The ability to endure pain or hardship; endurance. [15th-19th c.]
- (uncountable) The ability or practice of tolerating; an acceptance of or patience with the beliefs, opinions or practices of others; a lack of bigotry. [from 18th c.]
- (uncountable) The ability of the body (or other organism) to resist the action of a poison, to cope with a dangerous drug or to survive infection by an organism. [from 19th c.]
- (countable) The variation or deviation from a standard, especially the maximum permitted variation in an engineering measurement. [from 20th c.]
- (uncountable) The ability of the body to accept a tissue graft without rejection. [from 20th c.]
- (deviation from a standard) fault tolerance
ability to endure pain or hardship
ability to tolerate
permitted deviation from standard
- tolerance in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- tolerance in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- tolerance at OneLook Dictionary Search