can not ( = am/is/are unable to); contracted into can't
I cannot open the window. It is stuck.
am/are/is forbidden, not permitted to
You cannot enter the hall without a ticket.
am, is, or are, not able; -- written either as one word or two
Origin: [Can to be able + -not.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
kan′ot, v.i. to be unable. [Can and Not.]
Canton, canton, noncat
The numerical value of cannot in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of cannot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's normal, it's normal. One cannot provoke, one cannot insult other people's faith, one cannot make fun of faith.
He who cannot rest, cannot work he who cannot let go, cannot hold on he who cannot find footing, cannot go forward.
I am imagination. I can see what the eyes cannot see. I can hear what the ears cannot hear. I can feel what the heart cannot feel.
I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress.
The facts that we have gathered cannot be ignored, they cannot be dismissed and are, frankly, appalling, and, more importantly, our community cannot allow them to be repeated.
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