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1. tiller

noun. ['ˈtɪlɝ'] lever used to turn the rudder on a boat.

Synonyms

  • rudder

Antonyms

  • lend
  • refuse

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • telier (Anglo-Norman)
  • telarium (Latin)
  • till (English)
  • tilian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Tiller

  • stadtmiller
  • reid-miller
  • mcmiller
  • litwiller
  • thriller
  • spiller
  • driller
  • ziller
  • willer
  • villar
  • siller
  • shiller
  • schiller
  • piller
  • pillar
  • miller
  • millar
  • liller
  • killer
  • hiller
  • giller
  • filler
  • diller
  • ciller
  • cihlar
  • chiller
  • biller

Example sentences of the word tiller


1. Noun, singular or mass
Till the garden bed with a hand tiller, working the soil eight to nine inches deep.

2. tiller

noun. ['ˈtɪlɝ'] a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture).

Synonyms

  • cultivator
  • farm machine

Antonyms

  • dedifferentiate
  • stay
  • worsen

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • telier (Anglo-Norman)
  • telarium (Latin)
  • till (English)
  • tilian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. tiller

noun. ['ˈtɪlɝ'] someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops).

Synonyms

  • farmer
  • husbandman
  • sodbuster

Antonyms

  • disappear
  • decrease
  • shrink
  • shorten

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • telier (Anglo-Norman)
  • telarium (Latin)
  • till (English)
  • tilian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. tiller

noun. ['ˈtɪlɝ'] a shoot that sprouts from the base of a grass.

Antonyms

  • pull out

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • telier (Anglo-Norman)
  • telarium (Latin)
  • till (English)
  • tilian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. tiller

verb. ['ˈtɪlɝ'] grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers.

Synonyms

  • develop
  • acquire
  • produce
  • grow
  • get

Antonyms

  • dissuade
  • go
  • take away
  • repel

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • telier (Anglo-Norman)
  • telarium (Latin)
  • till (English)
  • tilian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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