Synonyms for (noun) can

can, tin, tin can

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

LESS SPECIFIC: container

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

a room or building equipped with one or more toilets


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

a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination

LESS SPECIFIC: plumbing fixture

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

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?

LESS SPECIFIC: body part

can, can buoy

a buoy with a round bottom and conical top


can, canful

the quantity contained in a can

LESS SPECIFIC: containerful

Synonyms for (verb) can

put up, can, tin

preserve in a can or tin

tinned foods are not very tasty

LESS SPECIFIC: keep, preserve

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

terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position

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