have/put one's hands in the till

Definition of have/put one's hands in the till

  1. :  to steal money from the place where one works He was accused of putting his hand in the till.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to place in a specified position or relationship :  lay

    :  to move in a specified direction

    :  to send (something, such as a weapon or missile) into or through something :  thrust

  1. :  a throw made with an overhand pushing motion

    :  the act or an instance of putting the shot

    :  an option to sell a specified amount of a security (such as a stock) or commodity (such as wheat) at a fixed price at or within a specified time — compare call 3d

  1. :  being in place :  fixed, set

handplay hands
  1. :  the terminal part of the vertebrate forelimb when modified (as in humans) as a grasping organ :  the body part at the end of the arm of a human, ape, or monkey

    :  the forelimb segment (such as the terminal section of a bird's wing) of a vertebrate higher than the fishes that corresponds to the hand irrespective of its form or functional specialization

    :  a part serving the function of or resembling a hand: such as

  1. :  with the hands rather than by machine

  1. :  to touch or manage with the hands

    :  to deal with

    :  furl

tillplay
  1. :  until

    :  to

  1. :  until

  1. :  to work by plowing, sowing, and raising crops :  cultivate

  1. :  a money drawer in a store or bank

    :  cash register

    :  a box, drawer, or tray in a receptacle (such as a cabinet or chest) used especially for valuables

  1. :  unstratified glacial drift consisting of clay, sand, gravel, and boulders intermingled


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