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A cylindrical metal container
“All I could find in the pantry was a can of beans.”
A room furnished with a fixture for flushing body waste
“I was busting to use the can.”
A place of confinement for persons held in lawful custody
“The scoundrels were arrested and thrown in the can.”
The part of the body upon which someone sits
“So, Mr. Simpson. You admit you grabbed her can. What do you have to say in your defense?”
To be able to
“He is an extraordinary linguist who can speak several languages fluently.”
To be permitted or enabled to
Can I borrow your pen?”
To let go from office, service, or employment
“The company was losing money and had to can several workers.”
(of an action or operation) To bring to an immediate end
“I would can the sugary drinks if I were you.”
(of edible substances) To preserve
Can the olives and put them in the fridge.”
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