Medical Definition of tolerate
: to endure or resist the action of (as a drug or food) without serious side effects or discomfort : exhibit physiological tolerance for <a premature baby…does not tolerate fats very well—H. R. Litchfield & L. H. Dembo>
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up tolerate? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).