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can

 
Noun can has 6 senses
  1. can, tin, tin can - airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
    --1 is a kind of container
    --1 has particulars:
     beer can; caddy, tea caddy; cannikin; coffee can; milk can; oilcan; soda can
    Derived form: verb can1
  2. can, canful - the quantity contained in a can
    --2 is a kind of containerful
  3. can, can buoy - a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
    --3 is a kind of buoy
  4. buttocks, nates, arse, butt, backside, bum, buns, can, fundament, hindquarters, hind end, keister, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, stern, seat, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush, bottom, behind, derriere, fanny, ass - 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?"
    --4 is a kind of body part
    --4 is a part of torso, trunk, body
  5. toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne - a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    --5 is a kind of plumbing fixture
    --5 is a part of
     toilet, lavatory, lav, can, john, privy, bathroom; bathroom, bath
    --5 has parts: toilet bowl; toilet seat
    --5 has particulars:
     flushless toilet; flush toilet, lavatory; potty seat, potty chair
  6. toilet, lavatory, lav, can, john, privy, bathroom - a room equipped with toilet facilities
    --6 is a kind of room
    --6 has parts:
     toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne
    --6 has particulars:
     head; public toilet, comfort station, public convenience, convenience, public lavatory, restroom, toilet facility, wash room; washroom; water closet, closet, W.C., loo
Verb can has 2 senses
  1. can, tin, put up - preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty"
    --1 is one way to preserve, keep
    Derived forms: noun can1, noun cannery1
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs can the vegetables
  2. fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate - terminate the employment of; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
    --2 is one way to remove
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
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