Synonyms for can

Synonyms for (noun) can

Synonyms: can, tin, tin can

Definition: airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

Similar words: container

Definition: any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)


Synonyms: toilet, bathroom, privy, can, john, lav, lavatory

Definition: a room or building equipped with one or more toilets

Similar words: room

Definition: an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling

Usage: the rooms were very small but they had a nice view


Synonyms: crapper, toilet, throne, stool, can, commode, pot, potty

Definition: a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

Similar words: plumbing fixture

Definition: a fixture for the distribution and use of water in a building


Synonyms: keister, seat, rump, rear, rear end, posterior, prat, fanny, fundament, ass, behind, arse, backside, hind end, hindquarters, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can, bottom, derriere, tooshie, stern, tail, tail end, tush, nates

Definition: the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on

Usage: he deserves a good kick in the butt; are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing?

Similar words: body part

Definition: any part of an organism such as an organ or extremity


Synonyms: can, can buoy

Definition: a buoy with a round bottom and conical top

Similar words: buoy

Definition: bright-colored; a float attached by rope to the seabed to mark channels in a harbor or underwater hazards


Synonyms: can, canful

Definition: the quantity contained in a can

Similar words: containerful

Definition: the quantity that a container will hold

Synonyms for (verb) can

Synonyms: put up, can, tin

Definition: preserve in a can or tin

Usage: tinned foods are not very tasty

Similar words: keep, preserve

Definition: prevent (food) from rotting

Usage: preserved meats; keep potatoes fresh


Synonyms: can, dismiss, displace, send away, sack, terminate, fire, force out, give notice, give the axe, give the sack

Definition: terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

Usage: The boss fired his secretary today; The company terminated 25% of its workers

Similar words: remove

Definition: remove from a position or an office