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Engelsk navneord: can

1. can (om genstand) airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)tin, tin can

Mindre specifikke termercontainer

Mere specifikke termerbeer can, caddy, cannikin, coffee can, milk can, oilcan, soda can, tea caddy

2. can (om mængde el. mål) the quantity contained in a can

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)canful

Mindre specifikke termercontainerful

3. can (om kommunikation) a buoy with a round bottom and conical top

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)can buoy

Mindre specifikke termerbuoy

4. can (i anatomi) the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe deserves a good kick in the butt.
Are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)arse, ass, backside, behind, bottom, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, derriere, fanny, fundament, hind end, hindquarters, keister, nates, posterior, prat, rear, rear end, rump, seat, stern, tail, tail end, tooshie, tush

Mindre specifikke termerbody part

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbody, torso, trunk

5. can (om genstand) a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne, toilet

Mindre specifikke termerplumbing fixture

Mere specifikke termerflush toilet, flushless toilet, lavatory, potty chair, potty seat

Omfatter disse specifikke termertoilet bowl, toilet seat

Omfatter disse overordnede termerbath, bathroom, bathroom, can, john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet

6. can (om genstand) a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bathroom, john, lav, lavatory, privy, toilet

Mindre specifikke termerroom

Mere specifikke termercloset, comfort station, convenience, head, loo, public convenience, public lavatory, public toilet, restroom, toilet facility, W.C., wash room, washroom, water closet

Omfatter disse specifikke termercan, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne, toilet

Engelsk udsagnsord: can

1. can (om ændring) preserve in a can or tin

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTinned foods are not very tasty.

Eksempler på anvendelseThe chefs can the vegetables

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)put up, tin

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something

Mindre specifikke termerkeep, preserve

Overordnet emneområdecookery, cooking, preparation

2. can (om adfærd) terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe boss fired his secretary today.
The company terminated 25% of its workers.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)dismiss, displace, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, sack, send away, terminate

AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE

Mindre specifikke termerremove

Mere specifikke termerclean out, dismiss, drop, furlough, lay off, pension off, retire, send away, send packing, squeeze out

Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)hire, employ, engage

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