Definition of Can

1. Noun. Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..

Exact synonyms: Tin, Tin Can
Specialized synonyms: Beer Can, Caddy, Tea Caddy, Cannikin, Coffee Can, Milk Can, Oilcan, Soda Can
Generic synonyms: Container
Derivative terms: Tin

2. Verb. Preserve in a can or tin. "The chefs can the vegetables"; "Tinned foods are not very tasty"
Exact synonyms: Put Up, Tin
Category relationships: Cookery, Cooking, Preparation
Generic synonyms: Keep, Preserve
Derivative terms: Cannery, Tin, Tin

3. Noun. The quantity contained in a can.
Exact synonyms: Canful
Generic synonyms: Containerful

4. Verb. Terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position. "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

5. Noun. A buoy with a round bottom and conical top.
Exact synonyms: Can Buoy
Generic synonyms: Buoy

6. Noun. The fleshy part of the human body that you sit on. "Are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"
Exact synonyms: Arse, Ass, Backside, Behind, Bottom, Bum, Buns, Butt, Buttocks, Derriere, Fanny, Fundament, Hind End, Hindquarters, Keister, Nates, Posterior, Prat, Rear, Rear End, Rump, Seat, Stern, Tail, Tail End, Tooshie, Tush
Generic synonyms: Body Part
Group relationships: Body, Torso, Trunk
Derivative terms: Posterior

7. Noun. A plumbing fixture for defecation and urination.
Exact synonyms: Commode, Crapper, Pot, Potty, Stool, Throne, Toilet
Group relationships: Bath, Bathroom, Bathroom, John, Lav, Lavatory, Privy, Toilet
Specialized synonyms: Flushless Toilet, Flush Toilet, Lavatory, Potty Chair, Potty Seat
Generic synonyms: Plumbing Fixture
Terms within: Toilet Bowl, Toilet Seat
Derivative terms: Crap, Stool

8. Noun. A room or building equipped with one or more toilets.

Definition of Can

1. n. A drinking cup; a vessel for holding liquids.

2. v. t. To preserve by putting in sealed cans

3. v. t. & i. To know; to understand.

Definition of Can

1. Initialism. The Andean Community of Nations. ¹

2. Initialism. (inorganic compound) ceric ammonium nitrate ¹

3. Initialism. (computing) campus Campus area network. ¹

4. Initialism. Consistent and asymptotically normal, a statistic estimator ''T''''n''(''X''1, ''X''2, ..., ''X''''n'') is CAN (consistent and asymptotically normal) if .... ¹

5. Abbreviation. (alternative spelling of Can.) ¹

6. Verb. (context: modal auxiliary verb, defective) To know how to; to be able to. ¹

7. Verb. (context: modal auxiliary verb, defective informal) May; to be permitted or enabled to. ¹

8. Verb. (obsolete transitive) To know. ¹

9. Noun. A more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids, usually of steel or aluminium. ¹

10. Noun. A container used to carry and dispense water for plants (a ''watering can''). ¹

11. Noun. A tin-plate canister, often cylindrical, for preserved foods such as fruit, meat, or fish. ¹

12. Noun. (US slang) toilet, bathroom. ¹

13. Noun. (US slang) buttocks. ¹

14. Noun. (slang) jail or prison. ¹

15. Noun. (slang) headphones. ¹

16. Verb. To preserve, by heating and sealing in a can or jar. ¹

17. Verb. to discard, scrap or terminate (an idea, project, etc.). ¹

18. Verb. To shut up. ¹

19. Verb. (US euphemistic) To fire or dismiss an employee. ¹

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Definition of Can

1. to put in a can (a cylindrical container) [v CANNED, CANNING, CANS] / used as an auxiliary to express ability [v CANST, COULD, COULDEST, COULDST present sing. 2d person CAN or CANST, past sing. 2d person COULD, COULDEST, or COULDST]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Can

camurati-engelmann disease
can't get enough
can't help
can't seem
can't stand
can't wait
can I buy you a drink
can I come in

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