Reap – meaning of the word and examples

To cut (wheat, rye, etc.) with a sickle or other implement or a machine, as in harvest. (

To gather or take (a crop, harvest, etc.). (

To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine. (Merriam – Webster)

To clear of a crop by reaping. (Merriam – Webster)

To gather by reaping: Harvest. (Merriam – Webster)

To cut and collect a grain crop. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Cut or gather (a crop or harvest). (Oxford Dictionaries)

Harvest the crop from (a piece of land) (Oxford Dictionaries)

If you reap the benefits or the rewards of something, you enjoy the good things that happen as a result of it. (Collins Dictionary)

To reap crops means to cut them down and gather them. (Collins Dictionary)


Reap What You Sow: Beginning Your Crop from Seeds.

Nations That Sow Food Crops For Biofuels May Reap Less Than Previously Thought.


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