- = bearable, acceptable, allowable, supportable, endurable, sufferable •
He described their living conditions as tolerable.
opposites: unacceptable, intolerable, unbearable, insufferable, unendurable
- (informal)= fair, O.K. or okay (informal), middling, average, all right, ordinary, acceptable, reasonable, good enough, adequate, indifferent, not bad (informal), mediocre, so-so (informal), run-of-the-mill, passable, unexceptional, fairly good, fair to middling •
Is there anywhere tolerable to eat in town?
opposites: bad, awful, dreadful, rotten
'tolerable' in Other Languages
- British English: tolerable If you describe something as tolerable, you mean that you can bear it, even though it is unpleasant or painful. ADJECTIVEOur living conditions are tolerable, but I can't wait to leave.
- Brazilian Portuguese: tolerável
- Chinese: 可忍受的
- European Spanish: soportable
- French: tolérable
- German: erträglich
- Italian: tollerabile
- Japanese: 耐えられる
- Korean: 견딜 만한
- Portuguese: tolerável
- Spanish: tolerable
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