Tolerable meaning

tŏl'ər-ə-bəl
The definition of tolerable is able to deal with or endure.

A day that is hot enough to be uncomfortable but not so hot you can't go outside is an example of when the weather might be described as tolerable.

If your dinner is just OK, not very good or very bad, this is an example of when it might be described as tolerable.

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Capable of being tolerated; endurable.

Found the workload tolerable and so kept the job.

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Acceptable but not superior; passable.
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That can be tolerated; endurable.
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Fairly good; passable.
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In reasonably good health.
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Capable of being borne, tolerated or endured; bearable or endurable.
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In fair health; passably well.
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Origin of tolerable