cannot - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate cannot

cannot is hyphenated as can-not

How to pronounce cannot

cannot is pronounced ´kănɑːt

Number of syllables in cannot

The number of syllables in cannot is 2

What part of speech in cannot?

cannot is a verb participle

How common in the word cannot?

cannot is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does cannot convey?

not ranked

Common collocations after 'cannot'

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Common collocations before 'cannot'

can, even, has, know, man, men, say, see, simply, something, such, thing, though, time, will

Common collocations of 'cannot'

can, even, has, know, life, make, man, may, men, now, other, people, power, say, see, simply, since, something, still, such, thing, think, though, time, way, why, will, without, word, world

Words with similar spelling to cannot


List of anagrams of cannot


Common Noun Collocations of cannot

darkness, death, example, fact

Common Verb Collocations of cannot

avail, be, can, deny, expect, have, overstate, reduce, regard, say, separate, should, will

Common Adjective Collocations of cannot

a, great

Common Adverb Collocations of cannot


Common Conjunction Collocations of cannot

and, or