US: /ˈkʊd/
UK: /kˈʊd/

English Vietnamese dictionary

could /kæn/
  • danh từ
    • bình, bi đông, ca (đựng nước)
    • vỏ đồ hộp, hộp đồ hộp
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) ghế đẩu, ghế ngồi ở nhà tiêu
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) nhà tù, nhà giam
    • to be in the can
      • đã làm xong và sẵn sàng để đem ra dùng
    • to carry the can
      • (từ lóng) chịu trách nhiệm, gánh trách nhiệm
  • ngoại động từ
    • đóng hộp (thịt, cá, quả...)
    • ghi vào băng ghi âm, thu vào đĩa (bản nhạc)
    • (từ lóng) đuổi ra khỏi trường (học sinh); đuổi ra, thải ra
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) chấm dứt, chặn lại, ngăn lại
    • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) bỏ tù, bắt giam
    • động từ could
      • có thể, có khả năng
        • it can not be true: điều đó không thể có thật được
      • có thể, được phép
        • you can go now: bây giờ anh có thể đi được
      • biết
        • can speak English: biết nói tiếng Anh

    Advanced English dictionary

    1 used as the past tense of 'can': She said that she couldn't come. + I couldn't hear what they were saying. + Sorry, I couldn't get any more. - CAN
    2 used to ask if you can do sth: Could I use your phone, please? + Could we stop by next week?
    3 used to politely ask sb to do sth for you: Could you babysit for us on Friday?
    4 used to show that sth is or might be possible: I could do it now, if you like. + Don't worry-they could have just forgotten to call. + You couldn't have left it on the bus, could you? + 'Have some more cake.' 'Oh, I couldn't, thank you (= I'm too full).
    5 used to suggest sth: We could write a letter to the director. + You could always try his home number.
    6 used to show that you are annoyed that sb did not do sth: They could have let me know they were going to be late!
    7 (informal) used to emphasize how strongly you want to express your feelings: I'm so fed up I could scream! - MODAL
    Idioms: could do with sth (spoken) used to say that you need or would like to have sth: I could do with a drink! + Her hair could have done with a wash.

    Concise English dictionary

    modal v.+ past of "can"can
    +airtight sealed metal container for food or drink or paint etc.
    +the quantity contained in a can
    +a buoy with a round bottom and conical top
    +the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on
    +a plumbing fixture for defecation and urination
    +a room or building equipped with one or more toilets
    +preserve in a can or tin
    +terminate the employment of