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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