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Synonyms for can
kæn; unstressed kən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. can, tin, tin can(noun)

    airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

    Synonyms:
    fanny, privy, tail, seat, butt, stool, rear end, tin, tin can, nates, bottom, potty, fundament, crapper, posterior, buttocks, behind, bathroom, stern, commode, backside, bum, john, atomic number 50, buns, can buoy, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, throne, hind end, rump, toilet, keister, lavatory, ass, prat, arse, lav, rear, tush, canister, canful, cannister, pot

  2. can, canful(noun)

    the quantity contained in a can

    Synonyms:
    fanny, privy, tail, seat, butt, stool, rear end, tin, tin can, nates, bottom, potty, fundament, crapper, posterior, buttocks, behind, bathroom, stern, commode, backside, bum, john, buns, can buoy, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, throne, hind end, rump, toilet, keister, lavatory, ass, prat, arse, lav, rear, tush, canful, pot

  3. can, can buoy(noun)

    a buoy with a round bottom and conical top

    Synonyms:
    fanny, privy, tail, seat, butt, stool, rear end, tin, tin can, nates, bottom, potty, fundament, crapper, posterior, buttocks, behind, bathroom, stern, commode, backside, bum, john, buns, can buoy, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, tooshie, throne, hind end, rump, toilet, keister, lavatory, ass, prat, arse, lav, rear, tush, canful, pot

  4. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass(noun)

    the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

    "he deserves a good kick in the butt"; "are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?"

    Synonyms:
    screw, arse, keister, female genital organ, substructure, stinkpot, goat, cornerstone, stern, lavatory, git, croup, arsehole, butt, shadower, crapper, commode, throne, skunk, base, tooshie, foundation, butt end, lav, derriere, can buoy, shag, place, seat, prat, bottomland, hind end, behind, tin can, scum bag, asshole, freighter, understructure, ass, stub, backside, after part, female genitals, tramp, female genitalia, idler, nookie, toilet, piece of tail, laughingstock, shtup, poop, foot, screwing, posterior, potty, bathroom, quarter, do-nothing, back end, dirty dog, tush, tail, merchantman, canful, croupe, butt joint, john, back tooth, bunghole, nates, rat, rump, nooky, pot, back, privy, underside, piece of ass, rear end, rear, layabout, bottom, buns, merchant ship, undersurface, tail assembly, hobo, loafer, fundament, stool, roll in the hay, empennage, rotter, so-and-so, stooge, target, stinker, buttocks, bottom of the inning, hindquarters, bum, cigaret, coffin nail, tin, crumb, groundwork, shadow, fag end, cigarette, bed, basis, tail end, fanny, lowlife, puke

  5. toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne(noun)

    a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

    Synonyms:
    flock, sens, mickle, arse, keister, thunder mug, pile, stern, lavatory, stool, potbelly, butt, fecal matter, crapper, commode, throne, skunk, bay window, tooshie, lav, derriere, can buoy, gutter, seat, weed, pot, heap, hind end, kitty, sess, behind, smoke, tin can, lot, passel, slew, faeces, ass, sewer, deal, quite a little, toilet, faecal matter, locoweed, peck, sight, wad, posterior, potty, bathroom, ordure, grass, rear end, tush, good deal, flowerpot, chamberpot, canful, toilette, john, chiffonier, green goddess, nates, batch, rump, stack, mess, spate, rear, bottom, buns, potful, corporation, tail, fundament, mountain, plenty, potentiometer, mint, dope, buttocks, raft, jackpot, fanny, hindquarters, mass, bum, tidy sum, backside, hatful, tin, prat, gage, tummy, feces, privy, great deal, dejection, tail end, muckle

  6. toilet, lavatory, lav, can, john, privy, bathroom(verb)

    a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

    Synonyms:
    fanny, privy, tail, can buoy, prat, butt, flush toilet, bathroom, washbasin, tin, tin can, nates, bottom, toilette, earth-closet, potty, fundament, outhouse, crapper, posterior, washstand, washbowl, behind, whoremaster, stern, commode, backside, bum, john, whoremonger, buns, stool, hindquarters, tail end, derriere, basin, throne, rear end, trick, hind end, rump, buttocks, toilet, bath, keister, lavatory, sewer, ass, gutter, arse, lav, rear, tush, jakes, canful, seat, pot, tooshie

  7. can, tin, put up(verb)

    preserve in a can or tin

    "tinned foods are not very tasty"

    Synonyms:
    digest, abide, tolerate, put forward, support, sack, give the axe, tin, endure, give the sack, put up, post, stick out, fire, offer, give notice, displace, house, stomach, erect, dismiss, raise, provide, nominate, brook, set up, domiciliate, suffer, stand, rear, force out, contribute, terminate, send away, bear

  8. displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate(verb)

    terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

    "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"

    Synonyms:
    throw out, kindle, notify, depose, advise, gouge, go off, give the axe, burn, tin, apprize, rout out, plunder, enkindle, give the sack, put up, sack, end, give the bounce, evict, elicit, discount, finish, move, fire, stop, arouse, drive out, crowd out, brush off, squeeze out, give notice, open fire, usher out, displace, send packing, send word, apprise, dissolve, push aside, dismiss, give the gate, raise, clear, ignore, provoke, sack up, burn down, cease, squirt, rouse, brush aside, discharge, evoke, fuel, force out, preempt, eject, terminate, disregard, drop, send away, net

Editors Contribution

  1. able

    Submitted by Soulwriter on June 1, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. can(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be able to, have power to

  2. can(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    be possible to

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "can":

    ca, cdn, kan, pot, possible, 'il, pouvez

Nicknames

  1. List of known nicknames for "Can":

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How to use can in a sentence?

  1. Angela Mader:

    For the first time, I can see our site traffic, what portion comes from mobile, and which products and pages are driving sales.

  2. Armistead Whitney:

    It’s no longer college kids just trying to show they can break into a network, it’s now rogue nations. It’s rogue individuals, rogue groups, that are actually using cyber attacks as a way to promote their agenda.

  3. Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi:

    How long do you think a wall might last in the Internet age, how can you defend a border when terrorists are born and raised in our cities ?

  4. New York Sen. Chuck Schumer:

    It's critical that we look at the safety and security of our transit systems to ensure this kind of attack doesn't occur on American soil, i believe the administration is doing a very good job fighting terrorism but you can never be too careful.

  5. Jean Paul:

    No heroine can create a hero through love of one, but she can give birth to one.

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Translations for can

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  • poderAragonese
  • استطاع, ممكن, اِسْتَطاعَ, قَدَرَArabic
  • ўмець, сумець, магчы, змагчыBelarusian
  • тоалетна чиния, консервна кутия, гюм, умея, мога, уволнявам, захвърлям, консервирамBulgarian
  • llauna, poder, enllaunarCatalan, Valencian
  • plechovka, konev, konzerva, smět, umět, moci, konzervovatCzech
  • can, medru, gallu, caelWelsh
  • balder, kande, toilet, dåse, vandkande, kunne, må, konservere, holde mund, fyre, afskedige, smide ud, henkogeDanish
  • Dose, Pobacken, Kanister, Toilette, Arschbacken, Konservendose, Gießkanne, WC, Klo, können, dürfen, kündigen, einmachen, den Mund halten, die Klappe halten, rausschmeißen, abbrechen, feuernGerman
  • κονσέρβα, μπορώ, δύναμαι, κονσερβοποιώGreek
  • ladskatolo, necesejo, pugo, pispoto, rajti, povi, silenti, silentigi, enladigi, maldungiEsperanto
  • regadera, lata, poder, enlatar, echar, cerrar, descartarSpanish
  • võima, osataEstonian
  • قوطی, توانستن, امکان داشتن, قادر بودنPersian
  • säilyketölkki, kastelukannu, takamus, purkki, vessa, voida, saada, osata, pystyä, purkittaaFinnish
  • fesses, chiottes, canette, arrosoir, miches, WC, bidon, boîte de conserve, boule, pouvoir, taire, jeter, conserverFrench
  • in ann, is féidir le, bí, féad, tig leIrish
  • cana, faod, 's urrainn doScottish Gaelic
  • jargManx
  • בית שימוש, שירותים, קופסת שימורים, יכול, מסוגל, סתם, פיטרHebrew
  • सकना, समर्थ होनाHindi
  • kab, kapab, kaHaitian Creole
  • konzerv, kanna, doboz, klotyó, -hat, tud, -hetHungarian
  • կարողանալ, կրնալArmenian
  • kaleng, bisa, bolehIndonesian
  • dós, geta, megaIcelandic
  • lattina, latrina, cesso, scatoletta, annaffiatoio, chiappe, sapere, potere, essere capace, riuscire, inscatolare, licenziare, chiudere, scartare, tacereItalian
  • 缶, られる, れる, できるJapanese
  • შეუძლია, შეიძლებაGeorgian
  • 할 수 있다Korean
  • ته‌نه‌که‌, قوتوKurdish
  • scio, possum, posse, simLatin
  • Dous, Biddong, Béchs, Géisskan, däerfen, kënnen, duerfen, dierfenLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ໄດ້Lao
  • kēna, tini, kēneMāori
  • конзерва, кофа, лименка, канта, може, отпушта, конзервираMacedonian
  • tandas, tin, bisa, boleh, dapat, pecat, mengetinkanMalay
  • forsi, sataMaltese
  • conservenblik, toilet, blik, kan, pot, mogen, kunnen, afvoeren, conserveren, stil houden, inblikkenDutch
  • kanne, do, toalett, boks, rompe, hermetikkboks, bak, kunneNorwegian
  • yadiizíníNavajo, Navaho
  • podre, pòderOccitan
  • ubikacja, konewka, kanister, klop, puszka, dupa, polewaczka, kanka, sracz, kibel, pośladki, móc, potrafić, umieć, konserwować, wylać (z pracy)Polish
  • bunda, lata, vaso, regador, traseiro, conseguir, capaz, poder, ser, calar, jogar fora, enlatar, mandar embora, descartar, demitirPortuguese
  • puder, pudair, pudeirRomansh
  • puteaRomanian
  • консервная банка, жопа, бидон, туалет, задница, попа, лейка, ягодицы, жбан, быть в состоянии, уметь, смочь, мочь, законсервировать, консервироватьRussian
  • podi, porrere, podere, potere, pori, podiriSardinian
  • клоња, moći, умјети, smjeti, umjeti, моћи, умети, umetiSerbo-Croatian
  • môcť, umětSlovak
  • konzerva, pločevinka, škropilnica, smeti, moči, zavreči, odvreči, konzervirati, odpustiti, utihnitiSlovene
  • burk, konservburk, konserv, kanna, vattenkanna, kunna, knipa igen, stänga igen, lägga in, sparka, konservera, kickaSwedish
  • கன்னல், செய்யக்கூடியTamil
  • กระป๋อง, ก้น, กระป๋องรดน้ำ, ส้วม, ได้, ย่อม, สามารถ, ทิ้ง, เย็บปาก, ปลดThai
  • kutu, konserve, -abilmek, -ebilmek, yapabilmekTurkish
  • могти, вміти, змогти, зуміти, умітиUkrainian
  • سکناUrdu
  • lon, có thể, có lẽ, đượcVietnamese
  • poleurWalloon
  • 能够Chinese

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