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Definitions for Cannot
ˈkæn ɒt, kæˈnɒt, kə-can·not

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Wiktionary

  1. cannotcontraction

    can not ( = am/is/are unable to); contracted into can't

    I cannot open the window. It is stuck.

  2. cannotcontraction

    am/are/is forbidden, not permitted to

    You cannot enter the hall without a ticket.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cannot

    A word compounded of can and not.

    I cannot but believe many a child can tell twenty, long before he has any idea of infinity at all. John Locke.

Wikipedia

  1. cannot

    The English modal verbs are a subset of the English auxiliary verbs used mostly to express modality (properties such as possibility, obligation, etc.). They can be distinguished from other verbs by their defectiveness (they do not have participle or infinitive forms) and by their neutralization (that they do not take the ending -(e)s in the third-person singular). The principal English modal verbs are can, could, may, might, shall, should, will, would, and must. Certain other verbs are sometimes classed as modals; these include ought, had better, and (in certain uses) dare and need. Verbs which share only some of the characteristics of the principal modals are sometimes called "quasi-modals", "semi-modals", or "pseudo-modals".

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cannot

    am, is, or are, not able; -- written either as one word or two

  2. Etymology: [Can to be able + -not.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cannot

    kan′ot, v.i. to be unable. [Can and Not.]

Anagrams for Cannot »

  1. Canton

  2. canton

  3. noncat

  4. conant

  5. nonact

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cannot in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Cannot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Cannot in a Sentence

  1. Coretta Scott King:

    Freedom and Justice cannot be parceled out in pieces to suit political convenience. I don't believe you can stand for freedom for one group of people and deny it to others.

  2. Simone Pedrosa:

    I cannot get that noise out of my head.

  3. Kai Wiedenhöfer:

    You cannot stay long in places, before people who can do me any harm get there, I'm gone.

  4. President Biden:

    I cannot promise what the final outcome will be, or that it will be without risk of loss, but as commander in chief I can assure you I will mobilize every resource necessary.

  5. Bill Maher:

    You don’t have to do it, but stay away from everybody, because if you're the one who’s not paying attention, and you’re coughing and sneezing … then stay out of the public, man, nobody wants this. I don’t want it. And I think he’s forgetting that people are still at risk who cannot get vaccinated … little kids under the age of five, or people with health conditions.

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