1. [ verb ] be able to, have the ability to
Synonyms: cannot can`t
2. [ verb ] (food) preserve in a can or tin
Synonyms: put_up tin

"tinned foods are not very tasty"

Related terms: preserve cooking cannery
3. [ noun ] (food) airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
Synonyms: tin_can tin
Related terms: container caddy coffee_can cannikin milk_can oilcan soda_can beer_can
4. [ verb ] (work) terminate the employment of
Synonyms: fire give_the_axe terminate send_away sack force_out dismiss give_the_sack give_notice

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

Related terms: hire remove retire squeeze_out furlough dismiss pension_off drive_out dismissal
5. [ noun ] (nautical) a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
Synonyms: can_buoy
Related terms: buoy
6. [ noun ] the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
Synonyms: seat ass bottom rear_end tail behind buttocks stern hind_end hindquarters keister posterior bum backside prat rear buns tail_end tooshie tush rump fundament derriere fanny butt nates arse

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

Related terms: body_part torso
7. [ noun ] the quantity contained in a can
Synonyms: canful
Related terms: containerful
8. [ noun ] a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
Synonyms: pot toilet potty crapper stool throne commode
Related terms: plumbing_fixture potty_seat flushless_toilet flush_toilet bathroom toilet toilet_seat toilet_bowl defecate
9. [ verb ] expresses permission
Synonyms: may might

"You may leave now" "Can I have another piece of cake?"

10. [ verb ] get to or be allowed to do something
Synonyms: may get

"May I go to the movies tonight?" "Can I have some ice cream?" "We got to play video games all day long"

Related terms: must_not get calculate
11. [ noun ] a room equipped with toilet facilities
Synonyms: toilet lavatory john privy facility bathroom lav
Related terms: room public_toilet loo washroom head toilet
Similar spelling:   Cano