The definition of tolerant is a person who understands and accepts the different ideals and beliefs of others.(adjective)
An example of tolerant is three best friends who are Jewish, Christian and Muslim.
See tolerant in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L tolerans, prp.: see tolerate
See tolerant in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: French tolérant
Origin: , from Latin tolerāns
Origin: , present participle of tolerāre, to bear; see tolerate.
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