Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun tiller

4 senses of tiller

Sense 1
tiller -- (a shoot that sprouts from the base of a grass)
       => shoot -- (a new branch)

Sense 2
tiller -- (someone who tills land (prepares the soil for the planting of crops))
       => farmer, husbandman, granger, sodbuster -- (a person who operates a farm)

Sense 3
tiller -- (lever used to turn the rudder on a boat)
       => lever -- (a rigid bar pivoted about a fulcrum)

Sense 4
cultivator, tiller -- (a farm implement used to break up the surface of the soil (for aeration and weed control and conservation of moisture))
       => farm machine -- (a machine used in farming)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb tiller

1 sense of tiller

Sense 1
stool, tiller -- (grow shoots in the form of stools or tillers)
       => grow, develop, produce, get, acquire -- (come to have or undergo a change of (physical features and attributes); "He grew a beard"; "The patient developed abdominal pains"; "I got funny spots all over my body"; "Well-developed breasts")

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