1. colloquial Fairly or adequately well. A: "How's the new ranch hand doing?" B: "He's getting on tolerable well. Just needs to get a bit more experience handling the livestock."
2. colloquial In fairly good health. I was laid out by that infection for a few weeks, but I'm feeling tolerable well now.
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