|a.||1.||Capable of being borne or endured; supportable, either physically or mentally.|
|2.||Moderately good or agreeable; not contemptible; not very excellent or pleasing, but such as can be borne or received without disgust, resentment, or opposition; passable; as, a tolerable administration; a tolerable entertainment; a tolerable translation.|
|Adj.||1.||tolerable - able to be tolerated or endured; "the climate is at least tolerable"|
intolerable - impossible to tolerate or endure; "an intolerable degree of sentimentality"
|2.||tolerable - neither good nor bad; "an indifferent performance"; "a gifted painter but an indifferent actor"; "her work at the office is passable"; "a so-so golfer"; "feeling only so-so"; "prepared a tolerable dinner"; "a tolerable working knowledge of French"|