- 1fairly good, but not of the best quality synonym reasonable a tolerable degree of success
- 2that you can accept or bear, although unpleasant or painful synonym bearable At times, the heat was barely tolerable. The doctors manage to keep the pain at a tolerable level. opposite intolerable
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NAmE//ˈtɑlərəbli//adverb He plays the piano tolerably (well). The operation is tolerably safe today.