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Noun
A cylindrical metal container
“All I could find in the pantry was a can of beans.”
Noun
A room or enclosed area containing a toilet
“I was busting to use the can.”
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A place for the confinement of persons held in custody or detention
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“The scoundrels were arrested and thrown in the can.”
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A person's buttocks
“So, Mr. Simpson. You admit you grabbed her can. What do you have to say in your defense?”
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Dispenser of fine spray
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A large drinking vessel, sometimes of pewter, sometimes with a glass base, with one handle and often a hinged cover
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A container designed to hold or protect something
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A large room or chamber used for storage, especially an underground one
Verb
To be able to
“He is an extraordinary linguist who can speak several languages fluently.”
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To be permitted or enabled to
Can I borrow your pen?”
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To discharge from a job or position
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“The company was losing money and had to can several workers.”
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(of an action or operation) To bring to an immediate end
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“I would can the sugary drinks if I were you.”
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(of edible substances) To preserve
Can the olives and put them in the fridge.”
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To have permission, or be allowed, to (do something)
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(dispose of) To get rid off, usually by throwing away
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To produce a new recording of
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To throw or launch something in a given direction
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To imprison, confine or incarcerate someone
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To complete or fulfil
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