till

till
till1 [ tıl ] function word **
Till can be used in the following ways:
as a preposition (followed by a noun):
I won't be back till late.
as a conjunction (connecting two clauses):
James lived with his parents till he was twenty-five.
until: Till is less formal than until and is used less often in writing:
You'll have to wait till tomorrow.
Just sit here till I come back.
till
till 2 [ tıl ] verb transitive OLD-FASHIONED
to prepare land for crops to be planted
till
till 3 [ tıl ] noun count OLD-FASHIONED
a CASH REGISTER
be caught with your fingers/hand in the till INFORMAL
to be caught stealing money from the place where you work

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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