til vs till

til till


  • 1) The sesame, or its seed. Also teel.
  • 2) Anoldspellingoftill.
  • 3) archaic ~ to: as far as; down to; up to, until
  • 4) nonstandard until, till
  • 5) obsolete See till.


  • 1) glacial drift consisting of a mixture of clay, sand, pebbles and boulders
  • 2) A removable box within a cash register containing the money
  • 3) A cash register
  • 4) dialect manure or other material used to fertilize land
  • 5) The contents of a cash register, for example at the beginning or end of the day or of a cashier's shift
  • 6) Glacial drift composed of an unconsolidated, heterogeneous mixture of clay, sand, pebbles, cobbles, and boulders.
  • 7) A supply of money; a purse.
  • 8) A drawer, small chest, or compartment for money, as in a store.
  • 9) A money drawer in a shop or store.
  • 10) (Geol.) 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.
  • 11) a device for sounding an alarm when a money drawer is opened or tampered with.
  • 12) A kind of coarse, obdurate land.
  • 13) A tray or drawer in a chest.
  • 14) Prov. Eng. A vetch; a tare.
  • 15) unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together
  • 16) In printing: In earlier forms of hand printing-presses, a crosspiece extending between the main uprights of the frame, and serving to guide and steady the hose or sleeve, which contained the spindle and screws. Also called shelf.
  • 17) In geology, a stiff clay containing boulders of all sizes up to several tons in weight, and these often smoothed and striated by glacial action.
  • 18) Specifically A money-drawer; a drawer under or in a shop-counter, in which money is kept.
  • 19) One of the spaces or cells between the ribbed projections of the platen of a hand-press.
  • 20) A drawer; a tray, as of a trunk or box. Also called tiller.
  • 21) transitive to develop so as to improve or prepare for usage; to cultivate (said of knowledge, virtue, mind etc)
  • 22) intransitive to cultivate soil
  • 23) transitive to work or cultivate or plough (soil); to prepare for growing vegetation and crops
  • 24) work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation
  • 25) Topropup.
  • 26) Toset;prepare.
  • 27) To cultivate land.
  • 28) To prepare (land) for the raising of crops, as by plowing and harrowing; cultivate.
  • 29) To plow and prepare for seed, and to sow, dress, raise crops from, etc., to cultivate.
  • 30) obsolete To prepare; to get.
  • 31) until, until the time that
  • 32) 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.
  • 33) until, up to, as late as (a given time)
  • 34) now dialectal to
  • 35) 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
  • 36) to the present time.
  • 37) to that time.


  • 1) `I'm sorry, you'll have to wait ` til we're out of the tunnel," she bellowed.
  • 2) "We won't be back, 'til it's over, over there ..." yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '"We won\'t be back, \'til it\'s over, over there ..."'
  • 3) "If you thought George Bush was bad when it comes to the use of military force, wait 'til you see John McCain." yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = '"If you thought George Bush was bad when it comes to the use of military force, wait \'til you see John McCain."'
  • 4) Shop 'til you drop yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' Shop \'til you drop '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: Of football, shopping, stuffing and the dutiful turkeys who line up for the corporate processor. '
  • 5) 'til death do us part ... yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' \'til death do us part ... '
  • 6) He will serve out the remainder of the term til November.
  • 7) Maybe President Obama should just advocate regular bowel movements, and maybe the Repub/baggers would hold it all in til they explode …
  • 8) The best thing for this country, kick republicans out of office and don't ever vote one in til they understand this is the country of the people and not of big business.
  • 9) Rick rack trim from my sewing stash was glued down and held with a clothespin til it dried, and the oval was outlined with tee shirt paint, which is sometimes only about 50c and lasts for a long, long time.


  • 1) I always leave my shopping till the last minute.
  • 2) Details are usually printed on till receipts, in-store signs and online.
  • 3) And what if you just want to be pampered rotten or shop till you drop?
  • 4) Most are looking for tablet and mobile sales to drive till receipts.
  • 5) You have to work hard till the end.
  • 6) She certainly knows how to keep the cash tills ringing.
  • 7) They keep a tidy house and they work till they drop.
  • 8) She asked for a cash till that they can share.
  • 9) Criminals could soon be caught by the fingerprints they leave on till and cash machine receipts.
  • 10) Cool the gelatine mixture till half set and then spoon it in heaps on top of the cheesecake.
  • 11) You might as well ask who is going to know if you dip your fingers into the till at work.
  • 12) Nobody had to till the land.
  • 13) But there were no tills ringing.
  • 14) Here are all my till receipts.
  • 15) They stayed till the sun set.
  • 16) And get those tills ringing again.
  • 17) You won't know till you ask her.
  • 18) At the moment, the ground floor till is in a wooden hut.
  • 19) There's also a farm shop with no till but an honesty board to write down purchases.
  • 20) There were no till receipts, no betting slips.
  • 21) The generation that shopped till it dropped will have to work till it drops, to help support the generations on either side.
  • 22) I won't drink till the last week.
  • 23) She wants Grace and won't stop till she gets her.
  • 24) We should be encouraging godly marriages, yes, but we should also be giving singles land to till.
  • 25) Here live the millions who fill the churches, serve the military, man the factories and till the land.
  • 26) Promoted to Headline (H3) on 2/7/09: Five 'till Midnight and the Clock Ticks on yahooBuzzArticleHeadline =' Five \'till Midnight and the Clock Ticks on '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: With Gaza in rubbles, Barack Obama at the helm, George Mitchell willing to get real,, and Israeli elections looming, it is critical that politics be set aside for the sake of responding to the fierce urgency of the moment. '
  • 27) T.ey stayed with me till half past eleven, when we set out for Mr T. Hope's rout, but after waiting in the street _till near one_, we found to get in was impossible.
  • 28) “Maggie, ” he said, in a deep tone of slow decision, “let us never go home again, till no one can part us, —till we are married.
  • 29) I sot up till the clock was gone twelve last night, a-lookin’ at ’em, —I did, —till they stared at me out o’ the picturs as if they’d know when I spoke to ’em.
  • 30) Gradual_, a _Short Sequens_, the _Gospel_, the _Nicene Creed_, and a number of other matters, not excepting even the _elevation_ of the host, but not for adoration, which latter he retained till [sic] _till twelve years after the Diet at Augsburg!
  • 31) _So_, till _the_ JUDGMENT that YOURSELF _arise_ [_till_ then],
  • 32) I therefore consented to stay, not till the recovery of their nurse, but ’till I should receive a letter from my friends at Paris.
  • 33) Add nothing, and diminish nothing, let this lamp shine “till the day dawn, ’till the morning of the resurrection,” and walk ye in the light of it, and do not kindle any other sparkles, else ye shall lie down in the grave in sorrow, and rise in sorrow.
  • 34) Neither of us said another word till the dorm came into sight.
  • 35) ‘As it happens, the lads are a little bleary-eyed today, having partied till late the previous night.’
  • 36) ‘The police refused till the previous owners were tracked down and said that would require too much police work.’
  • 37) ‘The revelers partied on till midnight, until everyone had their fill of food, drink and dancing.’
  • 38) ‘I'll carry on modelling until I get fed up with it, till I decide I want to do something a bit more with my life.’
  • 39) ‘This fast he would carry out till the end, or until the Government of India relented.’
  • 40) ‘So back and forth went the stiff haggling till we reached a compromise.’
  • 41) ‘Guess audiences will have to wait till the opening night to find out if the adaptation hooks them as much as it did the director.’
  • 42) ‘My case was different because I waited till my college graduation to take time off.’
  • 43) ‘We sing for four to four-and-a-half hours, and everyone listens till the end.’
  • 44) ‘It's fixed up and polished till it proudly gleams again and catches the eye of yet another prospective owner.’
  • 45) ‘Plenty of times he has sat up till over 4am with a sick person in the parish and would still be up for Mass the next morning.’
  • 46) ‘From now till next spring the club will organise outings, competitions and fundraising events.’
  • 47) ‘He apologises for being a bit dazed; he was here till 3am the night before.’
  • 48) ‘On the whole, in Hollywood, they only hate you till they need you.’
  • 49) ‘Of course, because it's New Year, you're forced to stay out till at least 1am.’
  • 50) ‘The have to order them so I can't start wearing them till next week.’
  • 51) ‘I didn't think she was going to hang on till the end, but she did.’
  • 52) ‘She may not even last till the end of her six-year term if she is weakened by any disenchantment.’
  • 53) ‘That is a sight I will remember till I die, long after the sight of the Hollywood sign has faded far from view.’
  • 54) ‘It's not an easy pill to swallow for Canadians, but it's time to test the patience and just wait till next year.’
  • 55) ‘What follows is the city economy in decline, no money in the tills and shops closing.’
  • 56) ‘The robbers forced the drawers from the two tills on the main counter and the drive-through and ran off with an undisclosed amount of money.’
  • 57) ‘Questions were raised as to why barcodes were missing from stock and receipts were not used when money passed through the shop tills.’
  • 58) ‘As well as the money ringing in charity shop tills, they collect throughout the day, choosing a local good cause to benefit.’
  • 59) ‘He then ordered an employee to turn over money from both of the shop's tills.’
  • 60) ‘The pair, both wearing black balaclavas, held three women at gunpoint with a small black pistol, while demanding money from the tills.’
  • 61) ‘Whilst waiting for a member of staff to fetch the card, the man produced a gun, jumped over the counter and took money from both tills.’
  • 62) ‘The assistant had taken the money and opened the till, when the man jumped over the counter and pushed her.’
  • 63) ‘I work harder than most people here, sell more beer, take more money, and my tills are always spot on at the end of the night.’
  • 64) ‘Why not scrap all parking fees for, say, one month, and hear the shop tills ring?’
  • 65) ‘Thieves grabbed cash from a till in a wine shop and escaped with about £190.’
  • 66) ‘But when the shop assistant opened the till, the thief grabbed the notes and made off.’
  • 67) ‘They took money from the till and a quantity of cigarettes after threatening staff.’
  • 68) ‘Shop staff have been warned to be on their guard after two men tried to steal money from a till.’
  • 69) ‘I would guess they just tot up the totals and check that the till has that much money in it.’
  • 70) ‘Previously thriving tea rooms and the farm shops were empty and tills stood idle.’
  • 71) ‘In some cases, retailers are also using advances in electronic technology to link tills to cigarette dispensing machines.’
  • 72) ‘Crowds of shoppers queued to get in shops and then queued at the tills.’
  • 73) ‘He said it probably belonged to an engineer who was repairing one of the service tills on Friday.’
  • 74) ‘That went fine until they opened the till to pull out the cash.’
  • 75) ‘Aggie and her husband Pat were farming people who tilled the land, harvested the crops and raised livestock.’
  • 76) ‘The Tongas whose major occupation has been agriculture used livestock for tilling the land, getting milk for sale and home consumption.’
  • 77) ‘Just a quarter of the country's farm land is tilled under valid land use contracts.’
  • 78) ‘The farmers tilled the arable land and the grazers fed their herds in land unfit for farming.’
  • 79) ‘Delia and Jimmy were farming people who tilled the land and looked after the livestock.’
  • 80) ‘The British arrived from a land of neat farms, specific hedgerows, a regular cycle of tilling the land and a cultivation timetable based on seasons.’
  • 81) ‘They were farming people who worked and tilled the land and raised livestock.’
  • 82) ‘Some land was tilled, mainly for the cultivation of oats that formed a staple part of the diet of the settler community.’
  • 83) ‘This is because correct land selection is the most important aspect every grower should consider before tilling their land.’
  • 84) ‘Settlers tilled the land, maintained livestock, and fished along the shore.’
  • 85) ‘But the essence is to offer those local farmers and communities a different and better way of tilling their land, of growing things properly in a law abiding way.’
  • 86) ‘Consequently, the landless formulated a code of their own for agrarian reform, based on the principle that only those directly tilling the land had a right to own it.’
  • 87) ‘The participants also learnt that tilling their land every season was a bad practice which led to poor yields as the soil's chemistry and physics were destabilised.’
  • 88) ‘Land records are rarely updated, and people who have been tilling the land for years after inheriting it from their parents are not listed as co-sharers.’
  • 89) ‘Marty and Clark have settled into their married life together, busily tilling the land and tending to their two youngest children.’
  • 90) ‘If all those workers had remained tilling the land, America would now be a lot poorer.’
  • 91) ‘More than 80 percent of Palestinians lived in villages and tilled the land of absentee landlords.’
  • 92) ‘The cave where their grandfather lived while he tilled the land for the first time stood behind us.’
  • 93) ‘But should we not remember who it was who broke the land and tilled the soil?’
  • 94) ‘The fields can no longer be tilled because the crops won't grow any more.’

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