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English noun: till

1. till (substance) unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together


Synonymsboulder clay


Broader (hypernym)dirt, soil

2. till (possession) a treasury for government funds


Synonymspublic treasury, trough


Broader (hypernym)exchequer, treasury

3. till (artifact) a strongbox for holding cash


Synonymscashbox, money box


Broader (hypernym)deedbox, strongbox


Narrower (hyponym)cash register, register


English verb: till

1. till (creation) work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation


SamplesTill the soil.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)process, work, work on


Narrower (hyponym)hoe, plough, plow, turn


Entailcrop, cultivate, work


Domain categoryagriculture, farming, husbandry









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