Found 3 items, similar to can.
English → Indonesian
bisa, dapat, kaleng
English → English
n 1: airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint
etc. [syn: tin
, tin can
2: the quantity contained in a can [syn: canful
3: a buoy with a round bottom and conical top [syn: can buoy
4: 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?”
, rear end
, tail end
5: a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination [syn: toilet
6: a room equipped with toilet facilities [syn: toilet
v 1: preserve in a can or tin; “tinned foods are not very tasty”
, put up
2: terminate the employment of; “The boss fired his secretary
; "The company terminated 25% of its workers" [syn:
, give notice
, give the axe
, send away
, force out
, give the sack
English → English
(m[=a]), v. [imp. Might
(m[imac]t)] [AS. pres.
m[ae]g I am able, pret. meahte, mihte; akin to D. mogen, G.
m["o]gen, OHG. mugan, magan, Icel. mega, Goth. magan, Russ.
moche. [root]103. Cf. Dismay
old imp. mought is obsolete, except as a provincial word.]
An auxiliary verb qualifying the meaning of another verb, by
(a) Ability, competency, or possibility; -- now oftener
expressed by can
How may a man, said he, with idle speech,
Be won to spoil the castle of his health!
For what he [the king] may do is of two kinds; what
he may do as just, and what he may do as possible.
For of all sad words of tongue or pen
The saddest are these: “It might have been.”
(b) Liberty; permission; allowance.
Thou mayst be no longer steward. --Luke xvi. 2.
(c) Contingency or liability; possibility or probability.
Though what he learns he speaks, and may advance
Some general maxims, or be right by chance. --Pope.
(d) Modesty, courtesy, or concession, or a desire to soften a
question or remark.
How old may Phillis be, you ask. --Prior.
(e) Desire or wish, as in prayer, imprecation, benediction,
and the like. “May you live happily.”
, & It may be
, are used as equivalent to
, by chance
. See 1st Maybe