Translation of tolerar in English:

tolerar

to tolerate, v.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (situación/persona/comportamiento) to tolerate
    no pienso tolerar su insolencia I don't intend to put up with / to tolerate his rudeness
    • a la gente maleducada no la tolero I can't tolerate / bear / stand rude people
    • ¡eso no se puede tolerar! that's intolerable!
    • no tolera el calor she can't stand / take the heat
    • toleran menos los cambios de salinidad they have a lower tolerance to changes in salinity
    • le tolera demasiado a su hijo he's too lenient with his son
  • 2

    (medicamento) to tolerate
    su organismo no tolera los antibióticos his body won't tolerate antibiotics
    • no tolero los picantes I can't eat spicy foods