Synonyms for can


1. can, tin, tin can, container
usage: airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
2. can, canful, containerful
usage: the quantity contained in a can
3. can, can buoy, buoy
usage: a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
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, body part
usage: 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?"
5. toilet, can, commode, crapper, pot, potty, stool, throne, plumbing fixture
usage: a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
6. toilet, lavatory, lav, can, john, privy, bathroom, room
usage: a room or building equipped with one or more toilets


1. can, tin, put up, preserve, keep
usage: preserve in a can or tin; "tinned foods are not very tasty"
2. displace, fire, give notice, can, dismiss, give the axe, send away, sack, force out, give the sack, terminate, remove
usage: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position; "The boss fired his secretary today"; "The company terminated 25% of its workers"
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