Till Definition

tĭl
tilled, tilling, tills
verb
tilled, tilling, tills
To work (land) in raising crops, as by plowing and fertilizing; cultivate.
Webster's New World

To develop so as to improve or prepare for usage; to cultivate (said of knowledge, virtue, mind etc)

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preposition
Until.
American Heritage
Webster's New World
Up to the place of; as far as.
Webster's New World
Till means until.
An example of till is someone saying they aren't able to leave work before they finish a project, till they finish a project.
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(now dialectal) To.

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conjuntion
Until.
American Heritage
Webster's New World

Until, until the time that.

Maybe you can, maybe you can't: you won't know till you try.
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noun
tills
A drawer or tray for keeping money.
Webster's New World
A supply of money; a purse.
American Heritage
Ready cash.
Webster's New World
Unstratified, unsorted, glacial drift of clay, sand, boulders, and gravel.
Webster's New World

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

My count of my till was 30 dollars short.
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Other Word Forms of Till

Noun

Singular:
till
Plural:
tills

Origin of Till

  • From Middle English tillen "to draw" from Old English -tyllan (as in betyllan "to lure, decoy," and fortyllan "draw away;" related to tollian). Or alternatively from Anglo-Norman tylle "compartment" from Old French tille "compartment, shelter on a ship" from Old Norse þilja "plank." Cognate with Albanian ndjell (“I lure, attract").

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  • Unknown, but possibly via etymology 3 (the verb) because alluvial deposit is used as a fertilizer.

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  • Middle English from Old English til from Old Norse

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old English (Northumbrian) til, from Old Norse til.

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  • Middle English tillen from Old English tilian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Shortened from lentil.

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  • Middle English tille

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English tilian

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  • Origin unknown

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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