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Till - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Till' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Till [ 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.
2 . Till [ n.]
- A vetch; a tare.
- A drawer.
- A tray or drawer in a chest.
- A money drawer in a shop or store.
- 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.
- A kind of coarse, obdurate land.
3 . Till [ prep.]
- 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.
- To prepare; to get.
4 . Till [ v. i.]
- To cultivate land.
5 . Till [ v. t.]
- 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.

Meaning of 'Till' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . till [ v]
Meaning (1):
- work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation
Example in sentence:
  • till the soil