tolerable - definition in the Learner's Dictionary - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “tolerable”

See all translations

tolerable

adjective
 
 
/ˈtɒlərəbl/
acceptable but not excellent: The food was just about tolerable but the service was terrible. →  Opposite intolerable Quite good, or not very goodSuitable and acceptable
tolerably adverb
Translations of “tolerable”
in Chinese (Traditional) 可忍受的,過得去的…
in Russian терпимый, сносный…
in Turkish dayanılabilir, katlanılabilir, tolere edilebilir…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可忍受的,过得去的…
in Polish znośny…
(Definition of tolerable from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “tolerable” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

generous

willing to give money, help, kindness, etc., especially more than is usual or expected

Word of the Day

May I sit here? Asking for and giving permission.

by Liz Walter,
June 03, 2015
We often find ourselves in situations where we need to ask for permission or to reply to people who ask us for permission. Here are some words and phrases to help you do this in a natural way. The simplest way to ask for permission is with the modal verb can: Can

Read More 

ebolaphobia noun

June 01, 2015
irrational fear of the (spread of) the Ebola virus Ebolaphobia Going Viral

Read More