Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

toleration

play
noun tol·er·a·tion \ˌtä-lə-ˈrā-shən\

Definition of toleration

  1. 1a :  the act or practice of tolerating somethingb :  a government policy of permitting forms of religious belief and worship not officially established

  2. 2 :  tolerance 4a(1)



1531

First Known Use of toleration

1531


Medical Dictionary

toleration

play
noun tol·er·a·tion \ˌtäl-ə-ˈrā-shən\

Medical Definition of toleration




Learn More about toleration


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up toleration? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret group of plotters

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alphabet-pasta-spelling-help

Which is the correct spelling?

acommadate accomodate acommodate accommodate
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ