What is the difference between Can and Cane?




What is the difference between Can and Cane? :


Can : (noun)

(
1 ) Metal or plastic container for holding or carrying liquids

It is a petrol can.


(
2 ) Sealed tin in which food or drink is preserved and sold


(
3 ) Contents of or amount contained in a can

He bought a can of peaches.

He drank two cans of milk.



Cane : (noun)

(
1 ) Hollow joined stem of certain plants, such as bamboo, sugarcane, etc…


(
2 ) Such stems used as a material for making furniture, etc…

It is a cane chair.


(
3 ) Length of cane used as a walking stick or for beating people as punishment



Cane : (verb)

(
1 ) Punish someone by beating with a cane

The Headmaster caned ten boys for disobedience.


(
2 ) Defeat someone totally

We really caned them in the last match.











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