HyperDic: can

English > 8 senses of the word can:
VERBchangecan, tin, put uppreserve in a can or tin / tin
socialcan, displace, fire, give notice, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminateterminate the employment of
NOUNartifactcan, tin, tin canairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
quantitycan, canfulthe quantity contained in a can
communicationcan, can buoya buoy with a round bottom and conical top
bodycan, buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, assthe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
artifactcan, toilet, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, thronea plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
artifactcan, toilet, lavatory, lav, john, privy, bathrooma room or building equipped with one or more toilets
can > pronunciation
Soundskae'n; kahn
Rhymesafghan / Afghan ... Yucatan: 118 rhymes with aen...
Aachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > can: 8 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc..
Synonymstin, tin can
Narrowerbeer canA can that holds beer
caddy, tea caddyA can for storing tea
cannikinA small can
coffee canA can for storing ground coffee
milk canlarge can for transporting milk
oilcanA can with a long nozzle to apply oil to machinery
soda canA can for holding soft drinks
BroadercontainerAny object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
Spanishbote, lata
Catalanllauna
Verbscanpreserve in a can or tin / tin
English > can: 8 senses > noun 2, quantity
MeaningThe quantity contained in a can.
Synonymcanful
BroadercontainerfulThe quantity that a container will hold
English > can: 8 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA buoy with a round bottom and conical top.
Synonymcan buoy
Broaderbuoybright-colored
English > can: 8 senses > noun 4, body
MeaningThe fleshy part of the human body that you sit on.
Synonymsbuttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass
Part oftorso, trunk, bodyThe body excluding the head and neck and limbs
Broaderbody partAny part of an organism such as an organ or extremity
Spanishancas, ano, as de oros, asentaderas, asiento, cachas, cachetes, cola, culo, fin, fondo, glúteos, grupa, keister, nalga, nalgas, ocóte, pandero, pompis, posaderas, posas, posterior, poto, rulé, suelo, trasero, tras, traste, tuje
Catalancul, darrere, keister, natges, natja, pandero, paner, posterior, tafanari
English > can: 8 senses > noun 5, artifact
MeaningA plumbing fixture for defecation and urination.
Synonymstoilet, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne
Part ofbathroomA room (as in a residence) containing a bathtub or shower and usually a washbasin and toilet
toilet, lavatory, lav, can, john, privy, bathroomA room or building equipped with one or more toilets
Partstoilet bowlThe bowl of a toilet that can be flushed with water
toilet seatThe hinged seat on a toilet
Narrowerflush toilet, lavatoryA toilet that is cleaned of waste by the flow of water through it
flushless toiletA toilet that relies on bacteria to break down waste matter (instead of using water)
potty seat, potty chairtoilet consisting of a small seat used by young children
Broaderplumbing fixtureA fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building
Spanishaseo, baño, cagadero, excusado, inodoro, lavabo, orinal, retrete, servicio, taza, vater, water-closet, wáter
Catalanexcusat, lavabo, pot, vàter
English > can: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA room or building equipped with one or more toilets.
Synonymstoilet, lavatory, lav, john, privy, bathroom
Partstoilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throneA plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
Narrowerhead(nautical) a toilet on board a boat or ship
public toilet, comfort station, public convenience, convenience, public lavatory, restroom, toilet facility, wash roomA toilet that is available to the public
washroomA lavatory (particularly a lavatory in a public place)
water closet, closet, W.C., looA toilet in Britain
BroaderroomAn area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling
Spanishaseo, baño, cuarto de baño, excusado, inodoro, lata, lavabo, lav, retrete, váter
Catalanbany, lavabo, lav, vàter
English > can: 8 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningpreserve in a can or tin / tin.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe chefs can the vegetables
Synonymstin, put up
Categorycooking, cookery, preparationThe act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat
Broaderpreserve, keepprevent (food) from rotting
Spanishenlatar, envasar, poder
Catalanenllaunar, envasar
Nounscanairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
cannerya factory where food is canned
English > can: 8 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningTerminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
Synonymsdisplace, fire, give notice, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate
Narrowerclean outForce out
dismiss, send packing, send away, dropstop associating with
furlough, lay offdismiss, usually for economic reasons
pension offlet go from employment with an attractive pension
retiremake (someone) retire
squeeze outForce out
BroaderremoveRemove from a position or an office
Oppositehire, engage, employEngage or hire for work
Spanishdar aviso, dejar cesante, despachar, despedir, destituir, echar, exonerar, finiquitar, poder
Catalanacomiadar, despedir, destituir, fer fora

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