2. Verb. Am/are/is forbidden or not permitted to ¹
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Definition of Cannot
1. the negative form of can [v]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cannot
Literary usage of Cannot
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Republic of Plato by Plato (1888)
"It is manifest that the same thing cannot do two opposite things, or be in two opposite states, in the same part of it, and with reference to the same ..."
2. The Novels of Jane Austen by Jane Austen (1892)
"And as for Fanny's just stepping down to my house for me—it is not much above a quarter of a mile—1 cannot think I was unreasonable to ask it. ..."