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  Dictionary Definition of tither

tithe
noun, verb, tithed, tithing.

-- noun
1. ( often plural ) the tenth part of the annual produce of agriculture, etc., due or paid as a tax for the support of the priesthood, religious institutions, etc.
2. any tax, levy, or the like, of one tenth.
3. a tenth part, or any indefinitely small part, of anything.
-- verb (t)
4. to give or pay a tithe or tenth of (produce, earnings, etc.).
5. to pay tithes on.
6. to exact a tithe from (a person, etc.).
7. to levy a tithe on (produce, goods, etc.).
-- verb (i)
8. Obsolete to give or pay a tithe.
[ME tithen, OE te ( o ) g ( o ) thian, verb, from teogotha tenth part]
-- titheless, adjective -- tither, noun