Definition of till noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    till

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//tɪl//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//tɪl//
     
    In the store
     
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  1. 1(British English) = cash register See related entries: In the store
  2. 2(British English, informal) the place where you pay for goods in a large shop/store Please pay at the till. a long queue at the till
  3. 3(especially North American English) the drawer where the money is put in a cash register
  4. Wordfinderassistant, buy, counter, display, fitting room, promotion, sale, shop, store, till Word Originnoun late Middle English (in the general sense ‘drawer or compartment for valuables’): of unknown origin.Extra examples Put the money straight into the till. The supermarket didn’t have enough people working on the tills. a sales idea that has set tills ringing all over the countryIdioms
    have, etc. your fingers in the till
     
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    (British English, informal) to be stealing money from the place where you work
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