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Synonyms for can
kæn; unstressed kəncan

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. can, tin, tin cannoun

    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, canfulnoun

    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 buoynoun

    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, assnoun

    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, thronenoun

    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, bathroomverb

    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 upverb

    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, terminateverb

    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. canverb

    Synonyms:
    be able to, have power to

  2. canverb

    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. President Barack Obama:

    Our armed forces will draw on an even wider pool of talent. Women who can meet the high standards required will have new opportunities to serve.

  2. Sir Winston Churchill, 1940, in his first address as the newly appointed Prime Minister.:

    .... You ask, What is our policy? I will say; "It is to wage war, by sea, land and air, with all our might and with all the strength that God can give us: to wage war against a monstrous tyranny, never surpassed in the dark lamentable catalogue of human crime. That is our policy." You ask, What is our aim? I can answer with one word: Victory - victory at all costs, victory in spite of all terror, victory however long and hard the road may be; for without victory there is no survival.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    I kind of fall in the group that says let's find out what's in it and let's make it as good as it can be, and then let's make a decision.

  4. Tom Kane:

    I saw published today, somebody is floating the notion that there was something on July 1 at Tim's house, and Tim Gaudette lived ten miles away from the Columbia Clubhouse, and it was a townhouse, you want to go and get Mark Judge's work schedule from Safeway so you can back into an empty date on Brett's calendar and someone who doesn't understand when it happened can pick a day ? You know we're just playing games. This needs to be a finite process.

  5. Isaac Asimov:

    Science can be introduced to children well or poorly. If poorly, children can be turned away from science; they can develop a lifelong antipathy; they will be in a far worse condition than if they had never been introduced to science at all.


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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