›(US usuallyregister)a machine in a store or other business that records each sale and into which money paid by customers is put: Early indications from major UK stores show that cash tills have only just improved their takings on last year.shop/supermarket tillcomputerized/electronic/automated tillself-service/checkout tillstill receipts/operators → See alsocash register
›the place in a store, especially a large store, where you pay for your goods: The company is analysing waiting times at checkouts to calculate how many tills should be open.through the till(s)The volume of sales through high street tills rose by 0.6% in November.at the till(s)Retailers claim that banning cheques has helped to reduce queues at the till. → See alsocheckout
be on the till(s)›to work in a store receiving payment from customers, and giving them change: Staff on the tills will be happy to offer customers information about our new range of insurance services.
have your hands/fingers in the tillinformal›to steal money from the company or organization you work for: The executive was fired after he was found with his hand in the till.