Synonyms for Can:


actually, funnily enough, package, heavens above, is that a fact?, now I've seen everything/it all, of all things/people/places, Well, I never, who would have thought...?, you don't say, you would not believe. aerosol, ampoule, atomizer, keep. ax, boot, bounce, buttock, cashier, cheek, pink slip, release. bread-bin, breadbox, brig, clink, cookie jar, cooler, coop, crib, free, hoosegow, house of correction, jail, lockup, pen, penitentiary, pokey, prison, slammer, stir, Calaboose, big house, Baggie, cake tin, coolbox. bite, bowlful, cake, consumption, C. Facilities, W.C., porta potty, the john. cure, dehydrate, dehydration, dry, flash-freeze, homogenize, irradiate. lay off, pay off, pension off, retire, ease out, give someone notice. could, must, ought, shall, should, used to, Cannot. surely, undoubtedly, put money on something, beyond/without a shadow of a doubt, correct me if I'm wrong, I bet/I'll bet (that), in my humble opinion, know for a fact (that), no doubt/question but that, unless I'm mistaken. the slammer, the can, the clink. artifact (noun)
tin, tin can.
buttocks (noun)
backside, behind, butt, fanny, fundament, hind end, posterior, rump, seat, tush.
can (noun)
backside, bathroom, behind, bottom, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, can buoy, canful, derriere, dismiss, fanny, fire, force out, fundament, get, give notice, give the axe, hind end, hindquarters, John, keister, lav, lavatory, may, might, nates, posterior, prat, privy, rear, rump, sack, seat, send away, stern, tail, tail end, terminate, tin, tin can, tooshie, tush, rear end, put up.
container (noun)
bag, barrel, basket, belly, bin, bladder, bowl, box, bucket, cabinet, case, cask, chest, closet, container, crate, cup, cupboard, decanter, drawer, drum, flask, holder, jar, jug, ladle, locker, pocket, pouch, purse, receptacle, repository, reservoir, sack, shelf, stomach, storage, suitcase, tank, tray, trunk, vat, vault, wallet.
container, usually metallic (noun)
bottle, bucket, canister, jar, package, receptacle, tin.
jail (noun)
jail, penitentiary, prison, stir.
package (noun)
penal institution (noun)
big house.
preservation (noun)
archive, asylum, bank, bottle, conservation, freezing, library, mummification, preservation, quick-freeze, refrigeration, sanctuary, Embalming.
prison (noun)
receptacle (noun)
caddy, canister, crock, hopper, magazine, pail, pitcher, saucer.
toilet (noun)
John, lavatory, privy.


be able (verb)
could, may.
change (verb)
tin, put up.
fire from job (verb)
ax, boot, bounce, cashier, dismiss, sack, terminate.
preserve (verb)
conserve, embalm, freeze, marinate, mummify, petrify, preserve, refrigerate.
preserve fruit, vegetable (verb)
keep, put up.

Other synonyms:

aerosol, ampoule, atomizer, bowlful, bread-bin, breadbox, brig, cookie jar, cooler, coop, flash-freeze, hoosegow, house of correction, ought, package, pink slip, pokey, should, slammer, Calaboose, big house, Baggie, cake tin, coolbox. cashier, clink, dehydration, homogenize, lockup, must, penitentiary, prison, used to. cake, irradiate, shall. consumption, could, crib, cure, pen. bite, release. bounce. C. dry. dismiss
put up.
rear end.
Other relevant words:
ampoule, atomizer, ax, backside, bathroom, behind, bite, boot, bottom, bounce, bowlful, breadbox, brig, bum, buns, butt, buttocks, cake, can buoy, canful, cashier, cheek, clink, cooler, coop, could, cure, dehydrate, derriere, dismiss, dry, fanny, fire, force out, fundament, get, give notice, give the axe, hind end, hindquarters, homogenize, hoosegow, house of correction, jail, John, keep, keister, lav, lavatory, lay off, lockup, may, might, must, nates, package, pay off, pen, penitentiary, pension off, pink slip, pokey, posterior, prat, prison, privy, rear, release, retire, rump, seat, send away, slammer, stern, stir, tail, tail end, terminate, tin, tin can, tooshie, tush, Calaboose, Cannot, Facilities, big house, Baggie, coolbox.

Usage examples for can

  1. As he came out so he can always go back- even to his youth. – This Freedom by A. S. M. Hutchinson
  2. No, but we can – Carl and the Cotton Gin by Sara Ware Bassett
  3. What can be done to Krool? – The Judgment House by Gilbert Parker