Definition of Till

1. Noun. Unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together.

Exact synonyms: Boulder Clay
Generic synonyms: Dirt, Soil



2. Verb. Work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation. "Till the soil"
Category relationships: Agriculture, Farming, Husbandry
Generic synonyms: Process, Work, Work On
Entails: Crop, Cultivate, Work
Specialized synonyms: Plough, Plow, Turn, Hoe
Derivative terms: Tillage, Tillage, Tiller, Tiller, Tilling

3. Noun. A treasury for government funds.
Exact synonyms: Public Treasury, Trough
Generic synonyms: Exchequer, Treasury

4. Noun. A strongbox for holding cash.
Exact synonyms: Cashbox, Money Box
Specialized synonyms: Cash Register, Register
Generic synonyms: Deedbox, Strongbox

Definition of Till

1. n. A vetch; a tare.

2. n. A drawer.

3. n. A deposit of clay, sand, and gravel, without lamination, formed in a glacier valley by means of the waters derived from the melting glaciers; -- sometimes applied to alluvium of an upper river terrace, when not laminated, and appearing as if formed in the same manner.

4. prep. To; unto; up to; as far as; until; -- now used only in respect to time, but formerly, also, of place, degree, etc., and still so used in Scotland and in parts of England and Ireland; as, I worked till four o'clock; I will wait till next week.

5. conj. As far as; up to the place or degree that; especially, up to the time that; that is, to the time specified in the sentence or clause following; until.

6. v. t. To plow and prepare for seed, and to sow, dress, raise crops from, etc., to cultivate; as, to till the earth, a field, a farm.

7. v. i. To cultivate land.

Definition of Till

1. Preposition. (context: now dialectal) to ¹

2. Preposition. until, up to, as late as (a given time) ¹

3. Conjunction. until, until the time that ¹

4. Noun. A cash register ¹

5. Noun. A removable box within a cash register containing the money ¹

6. Noun. The contents of a cash register, for example at the beginning or end of the day or of a cashier's shift ¹

7. Verb. (transitive) to develop so as to improve or prepare for usage; to cultivate (said of knowledge, virtue, mind etc) ¹

8. Verb. (transitive) to work or cultivate or plough (soil); to prepare for growing vegetation and crops ¹

9. Verb. (intransitive) to cultivate soil ¹

10. Noun. glacial drift consisting of a mixture of clay, sand, pebbles and boulders ¹

11. Noun. (dialect) manure or other material used to fertilize land ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Till

1. to prepare land for crops by plowing [v -ED, -ING, -S] : TILLABLE [adj]

Medical Definition of Till

1. 1. To plow and prepare for seed, and to sow, dress, raise crops from, etc, to cultivate; as, to till the earth, a field, a farm. "No field nolde [would not] tilye." (P. Plowman) "the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken." (Gen. Iii. 23) 2. To prepare; to get. Origin: OE. Tilen, tilien, AS. Tilian, teolian, to aim, strive for, till; akin to OS. Tilian to get, D. Telen to propagate, G. Zielen to aim, ziel an end, object, and perhaps also to E. Tide, time, from the idea of something fixed or definite. Cf. Teal, Till. 1. A deposit of clay, sand, and gravel, without lamination, formed in a glacier valley by means of the waters derived from the melting glaciers; sometimes applied to alluvium of an upper river terrace, when not laminated, and appearing as if formed in the same manner. 2. A kind of coarse, obdurate land. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Till

tileries
tilers
tilery
tiles
tileset
tilesets
tilestone
tilestones
tiletamine
tilework
tiliaceous
tilidate
tilidine
tiling
tilings
till (current term)
tillable
tillage
tillages
tillandsia
tillandsias
tillaux fracture
tilled
tilled land
tiller
tiller extension
tillered
tillering
tillerman
tillermen

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