can it

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can it (third-person singular simple present cans it, present participle canning it, simple past and past participle canned it)

  1. (idiomatic, imperative) To silence; to quit doing something; to put an end to something.
    Can it, you two! I'm trying to work.

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  • Forms other than the imperative and the base form (for reported speech) are very rare.

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