Definitions for can

Definitions for (noun) can

Main entry: can, tin, tin can

Definition: airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

Main entry: toilet, bathroom, privy, can, john, lav, lavatory

Definition: a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

Main entry: crapper, toilet, throne, stool, can, commode, pot, potty

Definition: a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

Main entry: keister, seat, rump, rear, rear end, posterior, prat, fanny, fundament, ass, behind, arse, backside, hind end, hindquarters, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, bottom, derriere, tooshie, stern, tail, tail end, tush, nates

Definition: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

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

Main entry: can, can buoy

Definition: a buoy with a round bottom and conical top

Main entry: can, canful

Definition: the quantity contained in a can

Definitions for (verb) can

Main entry: put up, can, tin

Definition: preserve in a can or tin

Usage: tinned foods are not very tasty

Main entry: can, dismiss, displace, send away, sack, terminate, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack

Definition: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

Usage: The boss fired his secretary today; The company terminated 25% of its workers

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