alphabet

Can

Antonyms for can:

employ, hire, engage.

Synonyms for can:

Sense 1

ampoule, tea caddy, pink slip, mason jar, topping, spray gun, slammer, coop, demiJohn, Baggie, should, fifth, Calaboose, gourd, picnic basket, cooler, keg, cistern, spray can, jerrycan, flash-freeze, wine cooler, goatskin, big house, dropper, flagon, seconds, jeroboam, ewer, hot-water bottle, thermos, ice chest, cake tin, atomizer, oilcan, magnum, ice bucket, cookie jar, breadbox, pokey, bread-bin, aerosol, serving, carton, carafe, vial, ought, canteen, package, siphon bottle, phial, coolbox, tiffin carrier, lunchbox, house of correction, rind, hoosegow, cocktail shaker, cylinder, brig, bowlful, Tupperware, plateful, GLOP, dice, cupful.

Sense 2

hamper, mouthful, morsel, used to, pat, homogenize, cashier, must, lockup, dollop, ration, prison, dispenser, penitentiary, dehydration, yogurt, shaker, clink, tub.

Sense 3

pickle, slab, nugget, irradiation, nibble, irradiate, cake, would, shall.

Sense 4

crib, pen, cure, consumption, could.

Sense 5

scrap, sugar, feast.

Sense 6

dash, feeder, slice, will, bite, release.

Sense 7

strength, tube, bounce.

Sense 8

taste, C, process.

Sense 9

dry, round.

Sense 10

plate.

Sense 13

pack.

Sense 15

flat.

dismiss

give the gate.

float

buoy.

john

John.

ladle

dipper.

put-up

put up.

rear-end

rear end.

Sense 1 (noun)

package.

Sense 3 (noun)

cheek, release, pink slip, bounce, cashier.

Sense 4 (noun)

penitentiary, coolbox, big house, hoosegow, Baggie, pokey, house of correction, jail, breadbox, brig, bread-bin, cooler, prison, lockup, clink, slammer, cookie jar, coop, Calaboose, crib, pen, cake tin.

Sense 5 (noun)

cake, C, consumption, bite, bowlful.

Sense 7 (noun)

dehydration, dry, homogenize, irradiate, cure, flash-freeze.

Sense 8 (noun)

lay off, retire.

Sense 9 (noun)

ought, could, must, should, shall, used to, Cannot.

artifact (noun)

tin, tin can.

buttocks (noun)

backside, hind end, butt, posterior, behind, rump, tush, seat, fundament, fanny.

can (noun)

fanny, rear end, privy, lavatory, bum, give the axe, might, fundament, lav, force out, posterior, tin can, hind end, get, backside, stern, send away, sack, tail, tooshie, fire, tush, can buoy, bottom, rear, buns, canful, tail end, prat, seat, put up, behind, rump, butt, tin, derriere, bathroom, hindquarters, buttocks, keister, may, John, dismiss, terminate, nates, give notice.

container (noun)

cask, bladder, vault, pouch, capsule, stomach, belly, receptacle, basket, box, barrel, tray, cabinet, locker, chest, bag, shelf, vat, trunk, cupboard, suitcase, jug, repository, drawer, holder, sack, purse, bowl, closet, container, ladle, case, jar, bin, storage, tank, wallet, bucket, pocket, drum, decanter, reservoir, cup, flask, crate.

container, usually metallic (noun)

canister, bottle, bucket, package, jar, receptacle, tin.

jail (noun)

penitentiary, prison, jail.

package (noun)

tin.

penal institution (noun)

big house.

preservation (noun)

bottle, quick-freeze, archive, preservation, freezing, asylum, Embalming, bank, sanctuary, conservation, library, mummification, refrigeration.

prison (noun)

jail.

receptacle (noun)

hopper, magazine, canister, crock, caddy, pail, pitcher, saucer.

toilet (noun)

John, privy, lavatory, restroom, latrine, throne, water closet, washroom, potty, outhouse.

be able (verb)

could, may.

change (verb)

tin, put up.

fire from job (verb)

cashier, discharge, sack, terminate, bounce, dismiss.

preserve (verb)

marinate, mummify, embalm, freeze, conserve, petrify, preserve, refrigerate.

Usage examples for can:

  • I do not know that I can. - "Daisy in the Field", Elizabeth Wetherell.
  • What can I do about it? - "K", Mary Roberts Rinehart.

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