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  Definition of Can
  1. airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
  2. a room equipped with toilet facilities
  3. a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
  4. 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?"
  5. a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
  6. the quantity contained in a can
  7. preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty"
  8. terminate the employment of; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
Similar Words: tin, tin can, toilet, lavatory, lav, john, privy, bathroom, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne, 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, can buoy, canful, put up, fire, give notice, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate


Hyponyms: beer can, caddy, tea caddy, cannikin, coffee can, milk can, oilcan, soda can, head, public toilet, comfort station, public convenience, convenience, public lavatory, restroom, toilet facility, wash room, washroom, water closet, closet, W.C., loo, flushless toilet, flush toilet, lavatory, potty seat, potty chair, retire, pension off, clean out, furlough, lay off, squeeze out, dismiss, send packing, send away, drop


Part Meronyms: toilet, lavatory, lav, john, privy, bathroom, bath, torso, trunk, body


Derivational Morphology: tin, put up, stool, defecate, take a crap, ca-ca, crap, make, tin can, canister, cannister, cannery, dismissal, dismission, discharge, firing, liberation, release, sack, sacking


Anagrams: NAC


Language Translations:
Chinese: 罐頭 and and 金屬 and 關閉 and 容器 and and 保存   Croatian: moći and smjeti  
Danish: dåse and holde mund and kande and konservere and kunne   Dutch: blik and conservenblik and inblikken and kan and stil houden  
Esperanto: enladigi and ladskatolo and povi and rajti and silenti   Estonian: osata and võima  
Finnish: kastelukannu and osata and purkittaa and purkki and säilyketölkki and voida   French: arrosoir and bidon and boîte de conserve and conserver and pouvoir and se taire  
German: die Klappe and Dose and einmachen and Gießkanne and können and könnte   Greek: κονσερβοποιώ and μπορώ  
Hebrew: יכול and סתם and קופסת שימורים   Indonesian: kaleng  
Irish:   Italian: annaffiatoio and lattina and potere and sapere and scatoletta  
Japanese:   Malay: boleh and dapat and mengetinkan and tin  
Maltese: forsi and nista'   Polish: kanka and móc and puszka and wiadro  
Portuguese: lata and poder and regador   Romanian: putea  
Russian: бидон and консервировать and консервная банка and лейка and мочь   Slovene: konzervirati and moči and pločevinka and smeti and utihniti and škropilnica  
Spanish: cerrar and enlatar and lata and poder   Swedish: burk and konservburk and konservera and kunna and stänga igen and vattenkanna  
Vietnamese: có thể  
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