3 Letters
2 Consonants
1 Vowels
1 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use can as a noun or as a verb in a sentence.
About Can
A 1 syllables noun and 3 letters with the letters a, c, and n, 2 consonants, 1 vowels and 1 syllables with the middle letter a. Can starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters c, ca, and the ending characters are n, an, ..
Definition
Airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
Origin/Roots
Middle English
School Grade
Can is set as a kindergarten word that starts with c, ends with n, 1 syllables, 1 vowels and 3 letters.
Scrabble
Is can a scrabble word? A 5 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Can in Pig Latin is said as "ancay or ancway".
Unigram
c | a | n
Bigram
ca | an
Trigram
can
Word Gram
Noun Examples
airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
a room equipped with toilet facilities
a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
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?"
a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
the quantity contained in a can
Verb Examples
preserve in a can or tin;
"tinned foods are not very tasty"
terminate the employment of;
"The boss fired his secretary today";
"The company terminated 25% of its workers"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Can"

There are 559 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to can.

SynonymDefinition
Addictsomeone who is physiologically dependent on a substance
abrupt deprivation of the substance produces withdrawal symptoms
Adoa rapid bustling commotion
Advancethe act of moving forward toward a goal
Affectedacted upon
influenced
After Part
Ambera deep yellow color
"an amber light illuminated the room"
"he admired the gold of her hair"
Apocryphalof questionable authenticity
Appliancedurable goods for home or office use
Ariseget up and out of bed
"I get up at 7 A.M. every day"
"They rose early"
"He uprose at night"
Arseexcretory opening at the end of the alimentary canal

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Anagrams

There are 2 anagrams from can.

Anagram Definition
Canairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
NACa council consisting of permanent representatives of all the member countries of NATO
has political authority and powers of decision

View English words with the unique letters used in can. Words With The Letters Acn

Derives

Can derives from 3 words.

Word Definition
Canairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
Put Up
Tinairtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.

Hypernyms

Can has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Containerany 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)

Hyponyms

There are 8 hyponyms for can

Word Definition
Beer Can
Caddya can for storing tea
Cannikina small can
Coffee Can
Milk Can
Oilcana can with a long nozzle to apply oil to machinery
Soda Can
Tea Caddy

Names With The Word "Can"

272 names are spelled with can.

NameMaleFemale
CandaceNoYes
DuncanYesNo
CandidoYesNo
CannieYesYes
CandisYesYes

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The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word can.

Is can a scrabble word or can you use can in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 1497 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 2023 games. This 3 letter 5 point scrabble word can be rearranged 6 ways. What other words can be made with the letters a, c, and n? There's 27 with 5 letters or less with the letters a, c, and n. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Scan (4 letters) 6 +1 8 +1 scan
Capon (5 letters) 9 +4 12 +5 capon
Cant (4 letters) 6 +1 8 +1 cant
Can (3 letters) 5 7 can
Cyan (4 letters) 9 +4 10 +3 cyan
Canto (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 canto
Canon (5 letters) 7 +2 10 +3 acnno
Ponca (5 letters) 9 +4 12 +5 capon
Oscan (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 canso
Racon (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 acorn
NAC (3 letters) 5 7 can
Nancy (5 letters) 10 +5 12 +5 nancy
Narc (4 letters) 6 +1 8 +1 narc
Acorn (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 acorn
Canna (5 letters) 7 +2 10 +3 canna
Cran (4 letters) 6 +1 8 +1 narc
Cotan (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 canto
Scant (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 scant
Canny (5 letters) 10 +5 12 +5 nancy
Canty (5 letters) 10 +5 11 +4 canty
Anac (4 letters) 6 +1 8 +1 aacn
Canso (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 canso
Tacan (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 tacan
Anzac (5 letters) 16 +11 18 +11 anzac
Octan (5 letters) 7 +2 9 +2 canto





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