can - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/kæn/
present tense
I/you/we/theycan
he/she/itcans
present participlecanning
past tensecanned
past participlecanned
  1. 1
    to preserve food in metal containers by storing it without air
     Synonyms and related words
  2. 2
    American informal to sack someone
  3.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    3
    used in Malaysian English to say that something is possible or acceptable

    "Can I have one fried noodles please?" "Can."

    Submitted by Anthony from Malaysia on 28/02/2012

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