ADJ. great, high, remarkable | low | amused, patronising He watched the kids throw water around with amused tolerance. | political, racial, religious | zero (of crime) Howard County has a zero tolerance policy on alcohol use by teenagers.
QUANT. degree, level
VERB + TOLERANCE have | show | lack | learn
TOLERANCE + NOUN level
PREP. ~ for Some children have a low tolerance for boredom. | ~ of people with a high tolerance of discomfort | ~ to Tolerance to alcohol decreases with age. | ~ towards She was showing greater tolerance towards her younger sister than before.