Definition of can itUS, informal
- I wish you'd just can it!
: know, understand
: to be able to do, make, or accomplish
: to have knowledge or skill
: a usually cylindrical receptacle:
: a vessel for holding liquids
: a usually metal typically cylindrical receptacle usually with an open top, often with a removable cover, and sometimes with a spout or side handles (as for holding liquid or trash)
: to put in a can : preserve by sealing in airtight cans or jars
: to hit (a golf shot) into the cup
: to hit (a shot) in basketball
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