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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.
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