Definitions of can

  1.   a room equipped with toilet facilities
  2.   get to or be allowed to do something May I go to the movies tonight Can I have some ice cream We got to play video games all day long
  3.   airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc
  4.   a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
  5.   a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
  6.   the quantity contained in a can
  7.   terminate the employment of The boss fired his secretary today The company terminated 25 of its workers
  8.   be able to have the ability to
  9.   preserve in a can or tin tinned foods are not very tasty
  10.   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
  11.   an obs form of began imp amp p p of Begin sometimes used in old poetry See Gan
  12.   A drinking cup a vessel for holding liquids
  13.   A vessel or case of tinned iron or of sheet metal of various forms but usually cylindrical as a can of tomatoes an oil can a milk can
  14.   To preserve by putting in sealed cans
  15.   To know to understand
  16.   To be able to do to have power or influence
  17.   an obs form of began imp p p of Begin sometimes used in old poetry See Gan
  18.   To be able followed by an infinitive without to as I can go but do not wish to
  19.   To be able to possess power physically morally or mentally used as an auxiliary verb
  20.   To put up in metal vessels for preservation
  21.   A metal vessel of small size for holding liquids or preserving solids
  22.   Carred
  23.   Canning
  24.   Could
  25.   To be able to have sufficient power pa t COULD
  26.   A vessel for holding liquor
  27.   A vessel for holding liquids
  28.   To be able
  29.   To be able to do something
  30.   To put up in cans
  31.   A vessel for holding or preserving liquids
  32.   A metal cup or vessel for liquors
  33.   To be able to have sufficient power Can but can merely Cannot but cannot help Cannot away with cannot brook
  34.   A cup or other vessel made of metal
  35.   Can denotes power when joined to another verb as I can eat that is I have the power to eat

Quotes of can

  1. A committee is a group of people who individually can do nothing but who as a group can meet and decide that nothing can be done – Fred Allen
  2. So I do tend to do documentaries where I can move in and out of them – Michael Apted
  3. For the vast majority of places in America there is no way you can build a security system such as we have here because of the high priority this rates in terms of terrorist interests – Christopher Bond
  4. No enterprise can exist for itself alone It ministers to some great need it performs some great service not for itself but for others or failing therein it ceases to be profitable and ceases to exist – Calvin Coolidge
  5. When we too are armed and trained we can convince men that we have hands feet and a heart like yours – Veronica Franco
  6. The more ambivalent you are and the more uncertain you are then you can get something that you cannot anticipate – Elia Kazan
  7. While the creative works from the 16th century can still be accessed and used by others the data in some software programs from the 1990s is already inaccessible – Lawrence Lessig
  8. To stand up on the stage is to say to many people Look at me How can you do that without speaking the only truth you know There is no such thing as an uncommitted actor – Judith Malina
  9. If someone says that he can think or talk about quantum physics without becoming dizzy that shows only that he has not understood anything whatever about it – Murray Gell-Mann
  10. That's why we have practice rounds We make the adjustments as we go around try and find out how to play the golf course the best we can No big deal it's nothing to me it's the same for me as it is to everybody and we're all trying to understand it – Greg Norman
  11. Today only 2 percent of the people know the name of someone serving in uniform That means 2 percent of your listeners can actually conjure up the image of someone wearing the uniform of the military of the United States – Oliver North
  12. You feel quite distant by playing at huge stadiums year after year where you only can see a great darkness in front of you – Robert Plant
  13. You can map your life through your favorite movies and no two people's maps will be the same – Mary Schmich
  14. The performance of a lifetime is the perfect thing to be doing at this age because I can use the age – Fritz Weaver
  15. Well the first thing to say is that we've worked hard to maintain compatibility so that any program written with an earlier version of Mathematica can run without change in 3 0 and any notebook can be converted – Stephen Wolfram

Usage examples for can

  1. Can you think of anything you would like – Peggy in Her Blue Frock by Eliza Orne White
  2. You can have as many cabins as you want said the agent – Somewhere in France by Richard Harding Davis
  3. “ No one can hear – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  4. We can make you talk – The Ridin' Kid from Powder River by Henry Herbert Knibbs
  5. “ No one can tell who it is ” – One Day's Courtship The Heralds Of Fame by Robert Barr
  6. You can end it now – Literary Love-Letters and Other Stories by Robert Herrick
  7. It can be dealt with at once – From Crow-Scaring to Westminster; an Autobiography by George Edwards M.P., O.B.E.
  8. What can I do for you Odalite ” – Her Mother's Secret by Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  9. He can so said Murty ” – Back To Billabong by Mary Grant Bruce
  10. “ I can do them all – Plays by Chekhov, Second Series On the High Road, The Proposal, The Wedding, The Bear, A Tragedian In Spite of Himself, The Anniversary, The Three Sisters, The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov
  11. What is it that I can do for you – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  12. But who can you get – The Huntress by Hulbert Footner
  13. You can go there and say 'Gone ” – Philo Gubb Correspondence-School Detective by Ellis Parker Butler
  14. Now what can I do – The Reclaimers by Margaret Hill McCarter
  15. But how can I do this – The Mystery of Monastery Farm by H. R. Naylor
  16. “ I don't think I can tell you – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  17. Now then we can talk – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams
  18. It is all you can do – The Weavers, Complete by Gilbert Parker Last Updated: March 14, 2009
  19. “ I can remember thank you – The Real Adventure by Henry Kitchell Webster
  20. If you can help it Daisy – Melbourne House by Elizabeth Wetherell

Rhymes for can