• verb 1 allow (something that one dislikes
with) to exist or occur without interference. 2 patiently
unpleasant). 3 be capable of continued exposure to (a
drug, toxin, etc.) without
— ORIGIN Latin tolerare
• verb 1 agree to receive or undertake (something
offered or proposed). 2 regard favourably or with approval. 3 believe or
receive as valid or correct. 4 take on (a responsibility or liability). 5
tolerate or submit to.
— DERIVATIVES acceptance noun acceptor noun.
— ORIGIN Latin acceptare, from capere ‘take’.
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