Definitions of Cannot

  1. Am, is, or are, not able; - written either as one word or two.
  2. Am, are, or is, unable.
  3. To be unable.
  4. Can and not connected.
  5. Can not. See CAN, v.

Usage examples for Cannot

  1. Yet I cannot do so. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. " Oh, you cannot understand! – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  3. " I cannot answer you now;- indeed, I cannot. – Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope
  4. So there is, but yet I cannot do it. – A King, and No King by Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher
  5. And you cannot tell her? – Man and Maid by Elinor Glyn
  6. I cannot do that now, father. – The Lights and Shadows of Real Life by T.S. Arthur Edition: 10 Language: English
  7. And now, you cannot wonder that I want him to live. – East of the Shadows by Mrs. Hubert Barclay
  8. " It is quite true, I cannot," said Repton. – The Martins Of Cro' Martin, Vol. II (of II) by Charles James Lever
  9. Some one very dear to me; I cannot tell you who it is. – The Second String by Nat Gould
  10. I cannot see it now. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  11. I cannot tell why. – Paul Patoff by F. Marion Crawford
  12. I- I cannot do that. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. " We cannot, Harry," said his wife. – Blind Love by Wilkie Collins
  14. Of course I cannot have you. – A Very Naughty Girl by L. T. Meade
  15. I really cannot tell exactly. – May Brooke by Anna H. Dorsey
  16. I cannot write more, but oh, how good you have been to me! – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  17. I cannot help it- who can help it? – Life of John Keats by William Michael Rossetti
  18. I believe you are my friend, I said, but I cannot understand. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  19. How they came to know I had gone to Troon I cannot say. – The Narrative of Gordon Sellar Who Emigrated to Canada in 1825 by Gordon Sellar
  20. This I cannot do. – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke