Detailed Translations for can from English to Dutch


can [the ~] noun

  1. the can (tin)
    het conservenblik; de blik
  2. the can (storage can; canister; tin; )
    de blik; de bus; het blikje; opbergblik; de trommel

to can verb (cans, canned, canning)

  1. to can (preserve; keep; tin)
    inmaken; inblikken; in blik conserveren
  2. to can (bottle; tin)
    inmaken; wecken
    • inmaken verb (maak in, maakt in, maakte in, maakten in, ingemaakt)
    • wecken verb (weck, weckt, weckte, weckten, geweckt)

Conjugations for can:

  1. can
  2. can
  3. cans
  4. can
  5. can
  6. can
simple past
  1. canned
  2. canned
  3. canned
  4. canned
  5. canned
  6. canned
present perfect
  1. have canned
  2. have canned
  3. has canned
  4. have canned
  5. have canned
  6. have canned
past continuous
  1. was canning
  2. were canning
  3. was canning
  4. were canning
  5. were canning
  6. were canning
  1. shall can
  2. will can
  3. will can
  4. shall can
  5. will can
  6. will can
continuous present
  1. am canning
  2. are canning
  3. is canning
  4. are canning
  5. are canning
  6. are canning
  1. be canned
  2. be canned
  3. be canned
  4. be canned
  5. be canned
  6. be canned
  1. can!
  2. let's can!
  3. canned
  4. canning
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they


  1. can (tin-plate; tin)
    het dun metaal; het blik

Translation Matrix for can:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
blik bin; box; can; canister; container; little can; little drum; storage can; tin; tin-plate glance; metal; tin
blikje bin; box; can; canister; container; little can; little drum; storage can; tin little can
bus bin; box; can; canister; container; little can; little drum; storage can; tin bus; coach; motor-bus; sightseeing coach; tour bus; touringcar
conservenblik can; tin
dun metaal can; tin; tin-plate
opbergblik bin; box; can; canister; container; little can; little drum; storage can; tin
trommel bin; box; can; canister; container; little can; little drum; storage can; tin drum
- bathroom; can buoy; canful; commode; crapper; john; lav; lavatory; pot; potty; privy; stool; throne; tin; tin can; toilet
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
in blik conserveren can; keep; preserve; tin
inblikken can; keep; preserve; tin
inmaken bottle; can; keep; preserve; tin do in; outclass by far; pickle; salt; souse
wecken bottle; can; tin
- put up; tin
Not SpecifiedRelated TranslationsOther Translations
blikje lip
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- canister; tin

Related Words for "can":

  • caning, cans, caner

Synonyms for "can":

Antonyms for "can":

Related Definitions for "can":

  1. airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.1
  2. a room or building equipped with one or more toilets1
  3. a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination1
  4. a buoy with a round bottom and conical top1
  5. the quantity contained in a can1
  6. preserve in a can or tin1

Wiktionary Translations for can:

  1. to shut up
  2. to discard
  3. to preserve
  4. may
  5. to be able
  1. toilet
  2. a tin-plate canister
  3. a container used to carry and dispense water for plants
  4. a more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids
  1. een gevangenis
  2. een cilindervormig afgesloten blikken vaatje
  1. voedsel conserveren door het in een blikken vat luchtdicht te verpakken
  2. in staat zijn

Cross Translation:
can blik BüchseBehälter, meist aus Blech
can blik Büchse — (umgangssprachlich) Konservendose
can blik Dose — kleiner Behälter mit Deckel
can kan; bus; blik Kanister — verschließbarer Behälter, meist aus Blech, Plastik, der zum Transport und Aufbewahren von Flüssigkeiten (Wasser, Öl, Treibstoff) benutzt wird
can conservenblik Konservenbüchse — zylinderförmiger Behälter aus Metallblech zur langfristigen Aufbewahrung von Lebensmitteln
can conservenblik Konservendose — runder Behälter zur langfristigen Aufbewahrung von Lebensmitteln
can kunnen können — etwas zu tun vermögen
can kunnen können — etwas beherrschen, wissen; fähig sein, etwas zu tun
can conservenblik; blik blik — een cilindervormig afgesloten blikken vaatje
can doos; bak; etui; foedraal; koker; korf; pot; zak; vat; kist; fles; krat; emmer; kruik; urn; kuip; teil; tobbe baquet — Petit cuvier de bois qui a les bords assez bas.
can conservenblik boite de conserverécipient métallique servant à conserver les aliments par appertisation.
can blikje canette — Boîte de boisson
can pot; pul; vaas; vat; kan; pan potvase de terre ou de métal servant à divers usages.
can kunnen; mogen pouvoir — Être capable, avoir la faculté, être en état de

can form of be able:

to be able verb (can, could, being able)

  1. to be able
    kunnen; in staat zijn; vermogen
    • kunnen verb (kan, kunt, kon, konden, gekund)
    • in staat zijn verb (ben in staat, bent in staat, is in staat, was in staat, waren in staat, in staat geweest)
    • vermogen verb
  2. to be able (may)

Conjugations for be able:

  1. can
  2. can
  3. can
  4. can
  5. can
  6. can
simple past
  1. could
  2. could
  3. could
  4. could
  5. could
  6. could
present perfect
  1. have been able
  2. have been able
  3. has been able
  4. have been able
  5. have been able
  6. have been able
past continuous
  1. was being able
  2. were being able
  3. was being able
  4. were being able
  5. were being able
  6. were being able
  1. shall be able
  2. will be able
  3. will be able
  4. shall be able
  5. will be able
  6. will be able
continuous present
  1. am being able
  2. are being able
  3. is being able
  4. are being able
  5. are being able
  6. are being able
  1. be able
  2. be able
  3. be able
  4. be able
  5. be able
  6. be able
  1. am able!
  2. let's be able!
  3. been able
  4. are able
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for be able:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
vermogen ability; authority; capability; capacity; force; power; quality; strength
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
iets mogen be able; may
in staat zijn be able
kunnen be able
vermogen be able

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