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reap

 (rēp)
v. reaped, reap·ing, reaps
v.tr.
1.
a. To cut (grain or pulse) for harvest with a scythe, sickle, or reaper.
b. To harvest (a crop).
c. To harvest a crop from: reaping a field.
2. To obtain as a result of effort: She reaped large profits from her unique invention.
v.intr.
1. To cut or harvest grain or pulse.
2. To obtain a return or reward.

[Middle English repen, from Old English rīpan.]
Synonyms: reap, garner, gather, glean, harvest
These verbs mean to collect: reaped what he sowed; garner compliments; gathering reviews of the book; glean information; harvested rich rewards.

reap

(riːp)
vb
1. (Agriculture) to cut or harvest (a crop), esp corn, from (a field or tract of land)
2. (tr) to gain or get (something) as a reward for or result of some action or enterprise
[Old English riopan; related to Norwegian ripa to scratch, Middle Low German repen to card, ripple (flax)]
ˈreapable adj

reap

(rip)

v.t.
1. to cut (wheat, rye, etc.) with a sickle or other implement or a machine, as in harvest.
2. to gather or take (a crop, harvest, etc.).
3. to get as a return, recompense, or result: to reap large profits.
v.i.
4. to reap a crop, harvest, etc.
[before 900; repen, Old English repan, riopan]

Reap

 reapers collectively; a handful or sheaf of grain, 1388; a set of reapers, 1826.
Examples: reap of beans, 1523; of grain, 1388; of peas, 1523.

reap


Past participle: reaped
Gerund: reaping

Imperative
reap
reap
Present
I reap
you reap
he/she/it reaps
we reap
you reap
they reap
Preterite
I reaped
you reaped
he/she/it reaped
we reaped
you reaped
they reaped
Present Continuous
I am reaping
you are reaping
he/she/it is reaping
we are reaping
you are reaping
they are reaping
Present Perfect
I have reaped
you have reaped
he/she/it has reaped
we have reaped
you have reaped
they have reaped
Past Continuous
I was reaping
you were reaping
he/she/it was reaping
we were reaping
you were reaping
they were reaping
Past Perfect
I had reaped
you had reaped
he/she/it had reaped
we had reaped
you had reaped
they had reaped
Future
I will reap
you will reap
he/she/it will reap
we will reap
you will reap
they will reap
Future Perfect
I will have reaped
you will have reaped
he/she/it will have reaped
we will have reaped
you will have reaped
they will have reaped
Future Continuous
I will be reaping
you will be reaping
he/she/it will be reaping
we will be reaping
you will be reaping
they will be reaping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reaping
you have been reaping
he/she/it has been reaping
we have been reaping
you have been reaping
they have been reaping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reaping
you will have been reaping
he/she/it will have been reaping
we will have been reaping
you will have been reaping
they will have been reaping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reaping
you had been reaping
he/she/it had been reaping
we had been reaping
you had been reaping
they had been reaping
Conditional
I would reap
you would reap
he/she/it would reap
we would reap
you would reap
they would reap
Past Conditional
I would have reaped
you would have reaped
he/she/it would have reaped
we would have reaped
you would have reaped
they would have reaped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reap - gather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes"
cut - reap or harvest; "cut grain"
gather, pull together, collect, garner - assemble or get together; "gather some stones"; "pull your thoughts together"
2.reap - get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
draw - elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc.; "The President's comments drew sharp criticism from the Republicans"; "The comedian drew a lot of laughter"
gain, derive - obtain; "derive pleasure from one's garden"

reap

verb
1. get, win, gain, obtain, acquire, derive We are not in this to reap immense financial rewards.
2. collect, gather, bring in, harvest, garner, cut a group of peasants reaping a harvest of fruit and vegetables

reap

verb
To collect ripe crops:
Translations
يَحْصُد
sekatsklízet
høste
learat
skera korn; uppskera
pjovimo mašina
novākt ražupļaut
zberaťzvážať
žeti
biçmek

reap

[riːp] VT (Agr) (= cut) → segar; (= harvest) → cosechar, recoger
to reap what one has sown (fig) → recoger lo que uno ha sembrado
who reaps the reward?¿quién se lleva los beneficios?

reap

[ˈriːp] vt
[+ crop] → moissonner
[+ benefits, profits, rewards] → récolter

reap

vt
corn (= cut)schneiden, mähen; (= harvest)ernten; fieldabernten
(fig) profiternten; rewardbekommen; to reap the fruit of one’s laboursdie Früchte seiner Arbeit ernten; to reap a rich harvesteine reiche Ernte einbringen; to reap what one has sownernten, was man gesät hat ? sow1
vischneiden, mähen; (person)ernten

reap

[riːp] vtmietere (fig) (profit, benefit) → raccogliere

reap

(riːp) verb
to cut and gather (corn etc). The farmer is reaping the wheat.
ˈreaper noun
a person or machine that reaps.
References in classic literature ?
Whereupon Stubb quickly pulled to the floating body, and hailing the pequod to give notice of his intentions, at once proceeded to reap the fruit of his unrighteous cunning.
To you, whose lot it is to sow that others may reap, to labor and obey, and ask no more than the wages of a beast of burden, the food and shelter to keep you alive from day to day.
They dig, they hoe, they reap, they sow, they bear monstrous burdens on their backs, they shove similar ones long distances on wheelbarrows, they drag the cart when there is no dog or lean cow to drag it--and when there is, they assist the dog or cow.
It is Capital and Labour over again, for in literature also we reap in gladness what others have sown in tears.
and what peace can we return, But to our power hostility and hate, Untam'd reluctance, and revenge though slow, Yet ever plotting how the Conquerour least May reap his conquest, and may least rejoyce In doing what we most in suffering feel?
If, thought he, I should be moved by the tears and sorrow of this disconsolate damsel, what should I reap but the loss of these fair hopes for which I have encountered so much risk, and the ridicule of Prince John and his jovial comrades?
These people were not so well clad as the first, whose servants or labourers they seemed to be; for, upon some words he spoke, they went to reap the corn in the field where I lay.
They sow and reap here in every season, the ground is always producing, and the fruits ripen throughout the year; so great, so charming is the variety, that the whole region seems a garden laid out and cultivated only to please.
It was an autumn period, in which the telephone men and the public began to reap the fruits of twenty years of investment and hard work.
The Scripture says: "And let us not be weary in well-doing, for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.
Hence, it becomes obvious that separate property is the natural and indisputable right of separate exertion; that community of goods without community of toil is oppressive and unjust; that it counteracts the laws of nature, which prescribe that he only who sows the seed shall reap the harvest; that it discourages all energy, by destroying its rewards; and makes the most virtuous and active members of society the slaves and drudges of the worst.
In short, his wits being quite gone, he hit upon the strangest notion that ever madman in this world hit upon, and that was that he fancied it was right and requisite, as well for the support of his own honour as for the service of his country, that he should make a knight-errant of himself, roaming the world over in full armour and on horseback in quest of adventures, and putting in practice himself all that he had read of as being the usual practices of knights-errant; righting every kind of wrong, and exposing himself to peril and danger from which, in the issue, he was to reap eternal renown and fame.