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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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