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cant

cant - Dictionary definition and meaning for word cant

Definition
(noun) stock phrases that have become nonsense through endless repetition
Synonyms : buzzword

Definition
(noun) a slope in the turn of a road or track; the outside is higher than the inside in order to reduce the effects of centrifugal force
Synonyms : bank , camber

Definition
(noun) a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Synonyms : argot , jargon , lingo , patois , slang , vernacular
Example Sentence
  • they don't speak our lingo

Definition
(noun) insincere talk about religion or morals
Synonyms : pious platitude

Definition
(noun) two surfaces meeting at an angle different from 90 degrees
Synonyms : bevel , chamfer

Definition
(verb) heel over
Synonyms : cant over , pitch , slant , tilt
Example Sentence
  • The tower is tilting
  • The ceiling is slanting

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for cant

monks will be ChANT ing mantras . its known only for saints and monks
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by arulmozhi

i cant understand their(a particular group lik thieves] CANT eg in movies, RajniKANT's language&the hypocrisy he shows 2wrds Gods(i.e. insincere expressions of piety)> As i knw only hindi or english.....i cant understand his CANT
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by suhanigpt1

cant= short cut of "can not". when someone ignored to do any work i.e. he cannot do that . that expressing an insincerity type of talk..
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by bimal03

chant ~ nice and pious words.. cant is opposite
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by namaskar

can't trust someone who cants
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by thebookie3

u cant understand a cant language
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by amarendar

evry group has its SLANG, which they use while having a break in CANTeen
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by tanay

if you forget the password u CANT access ur account. secret word known by only those who are using it.
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by arulmozhi

CAnT—sounds like a cat—which is considered to be bad religiously.. so a BAD talk abt religious matters
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by nikhilparasher

Use like this.. You CAN'T wish to be a thief to share their language.. also Your good spirit CAN'T be insinciere in religious or moral matters..
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by Gurubharan

cant is used by a small group of people it should be cannot.
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by sansecretcp

I can't believe this religious cant.
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by rawaldelhi@gmail.com

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