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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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