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

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Wiktionary

  1. cannot(Contraction)

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

    I cannot open the window. It is stuck.

  2. cannot(Contraction)

    am/are/is forbidden, not permitted to

    You cannot enter the hall without a ticket.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cannot

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

    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, canton, noncat

How to pronounce cannot?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say cannot in sign language?

  1. cannot

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. Passos Coelho:

    What is happening in Europe is that responsible governments cannot go promising to people what the reality won't allow them to implement, when they come to power the reality is that they have to confront problems and have to do exactly what the Portuguese government has done.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    We cannot let commercial interests drive our policy.

  3. Lin Yutang:

    Sometimes it is more important to discover what one cannot do, than what one can do.

  4. John Adams:

    Facts are stubborn things and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.

  5. Thich Nhat Hanh:

    Life can be found only in the present moment. The past is gone, the future is not yet here, and if we do not go back to ourselves in the present moment, we cannot be in touch with life.

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