Till Definition

Define what is Till?

1. boulder clay, till (noun)

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

    Synonyms: boulder clay

    dirt, soil noun
    the part of the earth's surface consisting of humus and disintegrated rock.

    2. till (verb)

    work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation.

    • till the soil.

    work on, work, process verb
    shape, form, or improve a material.


    plow, Plough, turn verb
    to break and turn over earth especially with a plow.

    hoe verb
    dig with a hoe.

    3. public treasury, till, trough (noun)

    a treasury for government funds.


      exchequer, Treasury noun
      the funds of a government or institution or individual.

      4. cashbox, money box, till (noun)

      a strongbox for holding cash.

        Synonyms: cashbox, money box

        deedbox, strongbox noun
        a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked.


        cash register, register noun
        a cashbox with an adding machine to register transactions; used in shops to add up the bill.

        Nearby Terms

        tillable (adjective satellite)
        (of farmland) capable of being farmed productively

        tillage (noun)
        arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops

        Tillandsia (noun)
        large genus of epiphytic or terrestrial sparse-rooting tropical plants usually forming dense clumps or pendant masses

        Tillandsia usneoides (noun)
        dense festoons of greenish-grey hairlike flexuous strands anchored to tree trunks and branches by sparse wiry roots; southeastern United States and West Indies to South America

        tilled (adjective satellite)
        turned or stirred by plowing or harrowing or hoeing

        tilled land (noun)
        arable land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops

        tiller (noun)
        a shoot that sprouts from the base of a grass

        Tilletia (noun)
        a genus of fungi belonging to the family Tilletiaceae

        Tilletia caries (noun)
        fungus that destroys kernels of wheat by replacing them with greasy masses of smelly spores

        Tilletia foetida (noun)
        similar to Tilletia caries

        Tilletiaceae (noun)
        a family of smut fungi having a simple promycelium bearing the spores in an apical cluster

        Tillich (noun)
        United States theologian (born in Germany) (1886-1965)

        tilling (noun)
        cultivation of the land in order to raise crops

        tilt (noun)
        a combat between two mounted knights tilting against each other with blunted lances

        tilt angle (noun)
        the angle a rocket makes with the vertical as it curves along its trajectory