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tolerates

verb
present tense third-person singular of tolerate

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1 to fail to prevent (some behavior on someone's part) especially from neglect or indifference
  • my boss simply doesn't tolerate tardiness

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2 to put up with (something painful or difficult)
  • suffering a terrible headache, the poor woman couldn't tolerate all the noise the neighbors were making

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“Tolerates.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tolerates. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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