Definition of "can"
To know how to; to be able to.
May; to be permitted or enabled to.
To preserve, by heating and sealing in a can or jar.
To discard, scrap or terminate (an idea, project, etc.).
To shut up.
To fire or dismiss an employee.
A more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids, usually of steel or aluminium.
A container used to carry and dispense water for plants (a watering can).
A tin-plate canister, often cylindrical, for preserved foods such as fruit, meat, or fish.
Jail or prison.