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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.

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

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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. Wesley D'Amico:

    The customer who does not care about the employees of a store cannot complain about the lack of jobs and the devaluation of wages.” “The store you let go bankrupt was a customer of the company you worked for.”

  2. Vikrant Parsai:

    Failure is necessary in life. If you cannot fail, you cannot succeed.

  3. Prince Ali:

    President Blatter's resignation cannot be dragged out any longer. He must leave now, an interim independent leadership must be appointed to administer the process of the elections, in addition to the reforms that are being discussed prior to the elections.

  4. Uthai Sonlucksub:

    It spreads so fast. The trees are all bare and cannot be tapped at all, farmers in the affected districts are losing their income.

  5. David Bellairs:

    It has become clear that the safety of cyclists cannot be guaranteed on Chapman's Peak.

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