Bear and Tolerate


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Bear verb – To put up with (something painful or difficult).
Usage example: I can't bear the thought of losing another loved one

Tolerate is a synonym for bear in endure topic. In some cases you can use "Tolerate" instead a verb "Bear", when it comes to topics like take, accept, bring yourself to. popular alternative
Nearby Words: bearing, bearish, bearer, bearskin, beared
Synonyms for Bear


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Tolerate verb – To put up with (something painful or difficult).
Usage example: suffering a terrible headache, the poor woman couldn't tolerate all the noise the neighbors were making

Bear is a synonym for tolerate in behaviour topic. You can use "Bear" instead a verb "Tolerate", if it concerns topics such as toleration, allow, take, accept. popular alternative
Nearby Words: tolerant, tolerable, tolerance, toleration, tolerating
Synonyms for Tolerate

Common collocations

life bear life tolerate life
kind bear kind tolerate kind
relationship bear relationship tolerate relationship
pain bear pain tolerate pain
Other nouns: child.
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