Learner's definition of TOLERATE
to allow (something that is bad, unpleasant, etc.) to exist, happen, or be done
Our teacher will not tolerate bad grammar.
Racist or sexist behavior will not be tolerated.
I can't tolerate that noise.
The government cannot tolerate lawlessness.
How can you tolerate such laziness?
to experience (something harmful or unpleasant) without being harmed
to accept the feelings, behavior, or beliefs of (someone)