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ˈkæn ɒt, kæˈnɒt, kə-can·not

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  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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  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Walter Savage Landor:

    The writing of the wise are the only riches our posterity cannot squander.

  2. Sylwia Winiarek:

    It cannot be excluded that in order to minimise the operational risk we will reduce the scale of orders from JSW.

  3. Stephen Harper:

    But we understand, and it's important that everyone who's looking at this system understands, that this is an unusual situation where in the marketplace you have two large suppliers - the two big railway companies - where they have extraordinary market power, and we simply cannot accept outcomes where those two big companies would dictate to the market just what they think is satisfactory in their interests. That is not going to serve the wider interests of grain farmers or of the Canadian economy.

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Village is an idea; universe is an idea! If you cannot create an idea bigger than your village you live in, you remain inside your village; if we cannot create an idea greater than this universe, we remain inside this universe

  5. Emmanuel Ludot:

    In France you cannot sully the image of the dead, there's moral and emotional suffering. And when there's suffering, there's compensation. It's very simple.

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