1. the power or capacity of an organism to tolerate unfavorable environmental conditions

Definition categories: attribute, endurance

2. a disposition to allow freedom of choice and behavior

Similar word(s): permissiveness

Definition categories: attribute, disposition, temperament

3. the act of tolerating something

Definition categories: act, allowance

4. willingness to recognize and respect the beliefs or practices of others

Definition categories: thought, attitude

5. a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits

Similar word(s): allowance, leeway, margin

Definition categories: attribute, disagreement, discrepancy, divergence, variance