1 a : to endure or resist the action of (a drug, food, or physiologic factor) without grave or lasting injury. * b : to thrive despite (something unfavorable in the environment)2 : to permit the existence or practice of : allow without prohibition or hindrance : make no effort to prevent *a legitimate government * that is, one that rests on consent 3 : to endure with forbearance or restraint : put up with :
I didn't make this up. Take it up with Merriam-Webster. If I don't force you to own an AR15 I'm being tolerant toward you. If you prohibit me from owning one you're being intolerant toward me. Don't progressive liberals claim to have a monopoly on tolerance? Maybe just their definition of it.