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What does "Tolerance" mean?


(n.) The endurance of the presence or actions of objectionable persons, or of the expression of offensive opinions; toleration (n.) The power or capacity of enduring; the act of enduring; endurance (n.) The power possessed or acquired by some persons of bearing doses of medicine which in ordinary cases would prove injurious or fatal

Synonyms leeway, margin, allowance, permissiveness

Word Family tolerances