Detailed Translations for can from English to French


can [the ~] nom

  1. the can (tin)
  2. the can (storage can; canister; tin; )
    la boîte; la boîte en fer-blanc; la petite boîte

to can verbe (cans, canned, canning)

  1. to can (preserve; keep; tin)
    • conserver verbe (conserve, conserves, conservons, conservez, )
  2. to can (bottle; tin)

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)
    le fer-blanc

Translation Matrix for can:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
boîte bin; box; can; canister; container; little can; little drum; storage can; tin box; carton; case; convict prison; correctional center; cover; crate; detention centre; jail; packaging; packing; parcel; penitentiary; prison; prison camp; shell; storing space; wrapper; wrapping
boîte de conserve can; tin
boîte en fer-blanc bin; box; can; canister; container; little can; little drum; storage can; tin
fer-blanc can; tin; tin-plate
petite boîte bin; box; can; canister; container; little can; little drum; storage can; tin little box; metal; tin; vagina
- bathroom; can buoy; canful; commode; crapper; john; lav; lavatory; pot; potty; privy; stool; throne; tin; tin can; toilet
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
conserver can; keep; preserve; tin aid someone financially; back someone; balm; collect; conserve; cure; detain; embalm; gather together; glean; guard; guard from; hang on; hold; horde; keep; keep up; lay up; lock up; maintain; pick up; pickle; preserve; protect; provide for; put in gaol; put up; retain; salt; save; secure; shield; souse; stand by; stand firm; stock; store; support; uphold
faire des conserves bottle; can; tin conserve; pickle; preserve
mettre en conserve bottle; can; tin conserve; pickle; preserve; salt; souse
préparer des conserves bottle; can; tin conserve; pickle; preserve
- 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 discard
  3. to preserve
  4. may
  5. to be able
  1. toilet
    • canWC
  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. Auge destinée à divers usages.
  2. Petit cuvier de bois qui a les bords assez bas.
  3. Récipient d’essence
  4. récipient métallique servant à conserver les aliments par appertisation.
  5. Boîte de boisson
  6. vase de terre ou de métal servant à divers usages.
  1. Être capable, avoir la faculté, être en état de

Cross Translation:
can pouvoir kunnen — in staat zijn
can boite de conserve blik — een cilindervormig afgesloten blikken vaatje
can cabane; trou; tôle; taule bajes — een gevangenis
can boîte Dose — kleiner Behälter mit Deckel
can canette Dose — kleiner geschlossener Behälter für Getränke oder flüssige Speisen zur längeren Lagerung
can jerrican; bidon Kanister — verschließbarer Behälter, meist aus Blech, Plastik, der zum Transport und Aufbewahren von Flüssigkeiten (Wasser, Öl, Treibstoff) benutzt wird
can gnouf; cabane; bloc; gniouf; prison; taule; placard; tôle; trou Knast — (umgangssprachlich) Gefängnis
can boîte de conserve Konservenbüchse — zylinderförmiger Behälter aus Metallblech zur langfristigen Aufbewahrung von Lebensmitteln
can boîte de conserve Konservendose — runder Behälter zur langfristigen Aufbewahrung von Lebensmitteln
can pouvoir können — etwas zu tun vermögen
can savoir können — etwas beherrschen, wissen; fähig sein, etwas zu tun

can form of be able:

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

  1. to be able
    pouvoir; savoir; être capable de; savoir faire; être en état de; avoir le sens de
    • pouvoir verbe (peux, peut, pouvons, pouvez, )
    • savoir verbe (sais, sait, savons, savez, )
    • savoir faire verbe
  2. to be able (may)
    • pouvoir verbe (peux, peut, pouvons, pouvez, )

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
pouvoir authorities; authority; capacity; command; competence; control; dominion; establishment; force; mandate; mastery; power; qualification; right of say; rule; strength; warrant
savoir ability; cleverness; erudition; expertise; handiness; knowledge; learning; scholarship; science; skill
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
avoir le sens de be able
pouvoir be able; may be allowed to; have permission; may
savoir be able be informed; know
savoir faire be able
être capable de be able
être en état de be able

Wiktionary Translations for be able:

Cross Translation:
be able pouvoir faire; être capable de faire vermögen — in der Lage sein, etwas zu tun

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