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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.

reaping

(ˈriːpɪŋ)
n
1. (Agriculture)
a. the cutting or harvesting of crops
b. (as modifier): a reaping scythe.
2. (Agriculture) (as modifier): a reaping scythe.
Translations

reaping

[ˈriːpɪŋ]
A. Nsiega f
B. CPD reaping hook Nhoz f

reaping

n (of corn) (= cutting)Schneiden nt, → Mähen nt; (= harvesting)Ernten nt; (of field)Abernten nt

reaping

:
reaping hook
nSichel f
reaping machine
nMähbinder m
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