English to Afrikaans Meaning :: tolerant

Tolerant :
verdraagsaam
- verdraagsaam

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Adjective(1) showing respect for the rights or opinions or practices of others(2) tolerant and forgiving under provocation(3) showing or characterized by broad-mindedness(4) able to tolerate environmental conditions or physiological stress(5) showing the capacity for endurance

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(1) Perhaps unsurprisingly, it seems older people are less tolerant of shoddy service than younger people.(2) Is society as a result becoming more punitive and less tolerant of crime?(3) Soybean plants are shown to be very tolerant of excess water and anaerobiosis.(4) Some crops are more tolerant of salt, and can maintain their yield well under saline conditions.(5) While we are tolerant of the ideas of persons visiting our church this does not mean our church accepts or promotes these ideas.(6) The coleoptiles of several rice cultivars are very tolerant to anoxia.(7) It wasn't until the 1990s that there was a more tolerant attitude towards folk art in Finland.(8) Some plant species are tolerant of edaphic factors in serpentine soils.(9) Throw in the famously tolerant Dutch attitudes and you've got a place that rewards visit after visit.(10) He says if he's learned anything from the events of the last seven years it's to be more tolerant of people, to judge less.(11) We recognize that other people see things differently, and we are tolerant of their views.(12) Some people argue that we are more tolerant of violence on television than we are of sex.(13) The aim of the research reported in this paper was to investigate the metabolic responses in tissues tolerant of anoxia.(14) We have grown so tolerant of loud debate that any opinion short of violence is a reasoned one.(15) Although all plants can be affected by high levels of heavy metals, some species are quite tolerant to lower amounts.(16) Through informal activity sessions they learn how to be tolerant of other religions and races.
Related Words
(1) be tolerant ::
wees verdraagsaam
Synonyms
Adjective
1. open-minded ::
oopkop
2. broad ::
breë
3. kind ::
soort
4. resistant ::
bestand
5. patient of ::
pasiënt van
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