Detailed Translations for can from English to Spanish


can [the ~] noun

  1. the can (tin)
    la lata
  2. the can (storage can; canister; tin; )
    el buzón; el bote

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)
    la hoja de lata

Translation Matrix for can:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
bote bin; box; can; canister; container; little can; little drum; storage can; tin boat; cash for playing; craft; drum; little can; pool; ship; stakes; vessel; wee-wee
buzón bin; box; can; canister; container; little can; little drum; storage can; tin letter box; mail box; mailbox; postbox
hoja de lata can; tin; tin-plate
lata can; tin little can; perception
- bathroom; can buoy; canful; commode; crapper; john; lav; lavatory; pot; potty; privy; stool; throne; tin; tin can; toilet
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
adobar can; keep; preserve; tin pickle; salt; souse; tan
conservar can; keep; preserve; tin conserve; cure; guard from; insert; keep; keep up; maintain; pickle; preserve; protect; provide for; retain; salt; save; shield; souse; support
conservar en adobo can; keep; preserve; tin marinade; pickle; salt; season; souse; spice
derrotar can; keep; preserve; tin
enlatar can; keep; preserve; tin
esterilizar y pasteurizar alimentos calentándolos en frascos bottle; can; tin
poner en adobo can; keep; preserve; tin pickle; salt
- put up; tin
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 fire or dismiss an employee
  3. to discard
  4. to preserve
  5. to be able
  6. may
  1. a tin-plate canister
  2. a container used to carry and dispense water for plants
  3. a more or less cylindrical vessel for liquids

Cross Translation:
can poder kunnen — in staat zijn
can lata blik — een cilindervormig afgesloten blikken vaatje
can chirona; cárcel; prisión bajes — een gevangenis
can hojalata Blechdose — eine aus Blech gefertigte Dose
can bote BüchseBehälter, meist aus Blech
can lata de conservas Büchse — (umgangssprachlich) Konservendose
can lata; caja Dose — kleiner Behälter mit Deckel
can lata; caja Dose — kleiner geschlossener Behälter für Getränke oder flüssige Speisen zur längeren Lagerung
can bidón Kanister — verschließbarer Behälter, meist aus Blech, Plastik, der zum Transport und Aufbewahren von Flüssigkeiten (Wasser, Öl, Treibstoff) benutzt wird
can jarra Kanne — größeres Gefäß für Flüssigkeiten
can cárcel; chirona; trullo; prisión; trena; cupo Knast — (umgangssprachlich) Gefängnis
can lata Konservenbüchse — zylinderförmiger Behälter aus Metallblech zur langfristigen Aufbewahrung von Lebensmitteln
can conservar konservieren — haltbar machen
can saber; poder können — etwas zu tun vermögen
can caja; estuche; jarro; olla; tina; cuba; artesa baquet — Petit cuvier de bois qui a les bords assez bas.
can lata canette — Boîte de boisson
can pote; vaso; vasija; recipiente; olla potvase de terre ou de métal servant à divers usages.
can poder 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
  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
poder ability; administration; approval; authorisation; authority; authorization; authorization form; cabinet; capacity; colonial administration; colonial government; command; dominion; fiat; force; form of proxy; government; instructions; licence; license; local government; mandate; mastery; power; power of attorney; strength; warrant
saber ability; handiness; skill
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
poder be able; may be allowed to; have permission; may
saber be able allocate; allot; assign; be acquainted with; be informed; bestow on; confer; give; grant; hear; interpellate; interrogate; know; question; subsidise; subsidize
ser capaz be able
tener permiso de be able; may

Wiktionary Translations for be able:

Cross Translation:
be able ser capaz de hacer vermögen — in der Lage sein, etwas zu tun

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