Can-t definition

kănt
Contraction of cannot.
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Cannot; is unable to; does not have the ability to.

I can't quite get it to work.

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Cannot.
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Is forbidden to; is not permitted to.

You can't enter the hall without a ticket.

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Origin of can-t

  • can +‎ -n't, since 1706 or earlier.

    From Wiktionary