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Till vs. Yet

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Tillpreposition

Until; to, up to; as late as (a given time).

‘She stayed till the very end.’; ‘It's twenty till two. (1:40)’; ‘I have to work till eight o'clock tonight.’;

Yetadverb

(usually with negative) Thus far; up to the present; up to some specified time.

‘He has never yet been late for an appointment;’; ‘I’m not yet wise enough to answer that;’; ‘Have you finished yet?’;

Tillpreposition

(obsolete) To, up to (physically).

‘They led him till his tent’;

Yetadverb

Continuously up to the current time; still.

‘The workers went to the factory early and are striking yet.’;

Tillpreposition

(dialectal) In order that, to enable.

‘''Come here till I speak to you’;

Yetadverb

At some future time; eventually.

‘The riddle will be solved yet.’;

Tillconjunction

Until, until the time that.

‘Maybe you can, maybe you can't: you won't know till you try.’;

Yetadverb

Not as of the time referenced.

‘I've yet to see him. — I have not yet seen him.’; ‘I had yet to go to a convention. — I had not yet gone to a convention.’; ‘He seemed yet to be convinced. — He seemed not yet to have been convinced.’;

Tillnoun

A cash register.

Yetadverb

In addition.

‘There are two hours yet to go until our destination.’;

Tillnoun

A removable box within a cash register containing the money.

‘Pull all the tills and lock them in the safe.’;

Yetadverb

(degree) Even.

‘K-2 is yet higher than this.’;

Tillnoun

The contents of a cash register, for example at the beginning or end of the day or of a cashier's shift.

‘My count of my till was 30 dollars short.’;

Yetconjunction

Nevertheless; however; but; despite that.

‘I thought I knew you, yet how wrong I was.’;

Tillnoun

(obsolete) A tray or drawer in a chest.

Yetverb

(dialectal) To melt; found; cast, as metal.

Tillnoun

glacial drift consisting of a mixture of clay, sand, pebbles and boulders

Yetnoun

(dialectal) A metal pan or boiler; yetling.

Tillnoun

(dialect) manure or other material used to fertilize land

Yetnoun

Any one of several species of large marine gastropods belonging to the genus Yetus, or Cymba; a boat shell.

Tillnoun

A vetch; a tare.

Yetadverb

In addition; further; besides; over and above; still.

‘This furnishes us with yet one more reason why our savior, lays such a particular stress acts of mercy.’; ‘The rapine is made yet blacker by the pretense of piety and justice.’;

Tillverb

(transitive) To develop so as to improve or prepare for usage; to cultivate (said of knowledge, virtue, mind etc.).

Yetadverb

At the same time; by continuance from a former state; still.

‘Facts they had heard while they were yet heathens.’;

Tillverb

(transitive) To work or cultivate or plough (soil); to prepare for growing vegetation and crops.

Yetadverb

Up to the present time; thus far; hitherto; until now; - and with the negative, not yet, not up to the present time; not as soon as now; as, Is it time to go? Not yet. See As yet, under As, conj.

‘Ne never yet no villainy ne said.’;

Tillverb

(intransitive) To cultivate soil.

Yetadverb

Before some future time; before the end; eventually; in time.

Tillverb

(obsolete) To prepare; to get.

Yetadverb

Even; - used emphatically.

‘Men may not too rashly believe the confessions of witches, nor yet the evidence against them.’;

Tillnoun

A vetch; a tare.

Yetconjunction

Nevertheless; notwithstanding; however.

‘Yet I say unto you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these.’;

Tillnoun

A drawer.

Yetadverb

up to the present time;

‘I have yet to see the results’; ‘details are yet to be worked out’;

Tillnoun

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.

Yetadverb

used in negative statement to describe a situation that has existed up to this point or up to the present time;

‘So far he hasn't called’; ‘the sun isn't up yet’;

Tillnoun

A kind of coarse, obdurate land.

Yetadverb

to a greater degree or extent; used with comparisons;

‘looked sick and felt even worse’; ‘an even (or still) more interesting problem’; ‘still another problem must be solved’; ‘a yet sadder tale’;

Tillpreposition

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; as, I worked till four o'clock; I will wait till next week.

‘He . . . came till an house.’; ‘Women, up till thisCramped under worse than South-sea-isle taboo.’; ‘Similar sentiments will recur to every one familiar with his writings - all through them till the very end.’;

Yetadverb

within an indefinite time or at an unspecified future time;

‘he will understand eventually’; ‘he longed for the flowers that were yet to show themselves’; ‘sooner or later you will have to face the facts’; ‘in time they came to accept the harsh reality’;

Tillconjunction

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.

‘And said unto them, Occupy till I come.’; ‘Mediate so long till you make some act of prayer to God.’; ‘There was no outbreak till the regiment arrived.’;

Yetadverb

used after a superlative;

‘this is the best so far’; ‘the largest drug bust yet’;

Tillverb

To plow and prepare for seed, and to sow, dress, raise crops from, etc., to cultivate; as, to till the earth, a field, a farm.

‘No field nolde [would not] tilye.’; ‘the Lord God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from whence he was taken.’;

Yetadverb

despite anything to the contrary (usually following a concession);

‘although I'm a little afraid, however I'd like to try it’; ‘while we disliked each other, nevertheless we agreed’; ‘he was a stern yet fair master’; ‘granted that it is dangerous, all the same I still want to go’;

Tillverb

To prepare; to get.

Yetadverb

up until the present or a specified or implied time; by now or then

‘I haven't told anyone else yet’; ‘aren't you ready to go yet?’; ‘I have yet to be convinced’; ‘the congress was widely acclaimed as the best yet’;

Tillverb

To cultivate land.

Yetadverb

as soon as the present or a specified or implied time

‘wait, don't go yet’;

Tillnoun

unstratified soil deposited by a glacier; consists of sand and clay and gravel and boulders mixed together

Yetadverb

from now into the future for a specified length of time

‘I hope to continue for some time yet’;

Tillnoun

a treasury for government funds

Yetadverb

referring to something that will or may happen in the future

‘further research may yet explain the enigma’; ‘I know she's alive and I'll find her yet’;

Tillnoun

a strongbox for holding cash

Yetadverb

still; even (used to emphasize increase or repetition)

‘snow, snow, and yet more snow’; ‘yet another diet book’; ‘the rations were reduced yet again’;

Tillverb

work land as by ploughing, harrowing, and manuring, in order to make it ready for cultivation;

‘till the soil’;

Yetadverb

in spite of that; nevertheless

‘every week she gets worse, and yet it could go on for years’;

Tillpreposition

less formal way of saying until

Yetconjunction

but at the same time; but nevertheless

‘the path was dark, yet I slowly found my way’;

Tillconjunction

less formal way of saying until

Tillnoun

a cash register or drawer for money in a shop, bank, or restaurant

‘there were queues at the till’; ‘checkout tills’;

Tillnoun

boulder clay or other sediment deposited by melting glaciers or ice sheets.

Tillverb

prepare and cultivate (land) for crops

‘no land was being tilled or crops sown’;

Till

Till or glacial till is unsorted glacial sediment. Till is derived from the erosion and entrainment of material by the moving ice of a glacier.

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