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5 definitions found
 for Reap
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reap \Reap\, v. i.
     To perform the act or operation of reaping; to gather a
     harvest.
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           They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. --Ps. cxxvi.
                                                    5.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reap \Reap\, n. [Cf. AS. r[imac]p harvest. See Reap, v.]
     A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper
     as it is cut. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] --Wright.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Reap \Reap\ (r[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reaped (r[=e]pt); p.
     pr. & vb. n. Reaping.] [OE. repen, AS. r[imac]pan to seize,
     reap; cf. D. rapen to glean, reap, G. raufen to pluck, Goth.
     raupjan, or E. ripe.]
     1. To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as
        grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting.
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              When ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt
              not wholly reap the corners of thy field. --Lev.
                                                    xix. 9.
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     2. To gather; to obtain; to receive as a reward or harvest,
        or as the fruit of labor or of works; -- in a good or a
        bad sense; as, to reap a benefit from exertions.
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              Why do I humble thus myself, and, suing
              For peace, reap nothing but repulse and hate?
                                                    --Milton.
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     3. To clear of a crop by reaping; as, to reap a field.
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     4. To deprive of the beard; to shave. [R.] --Shak.
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     Reaping hook, an implement having a hook-shaped blade, used
        in reaping; a sickle; -- in a specific sense,
        distinguished from a sickle by a blade keen instead of
        serrated.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  reap
      v 1: gather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes" [syn:
           reap, harvest, glean]
      2: get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership in
         the association" [syn: reap, draw]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  84 Moby Thesaurus words for "reap":
     abbreviate, abridge, abstract, acquire, bag, be seized of, bob,
     boil down, bring in, capsulize, capture, catch, clip, come by,
     come in for, come into, compress, condense, contract, corral, crop,
     crop herbs, curtail, cut, cut back, cut down, cut off short,
     cut short, derive, dig, dock, drag down, draw, earn, elide,
     enter into possession, epitomize, foreshorten, gain, garner,
     gather, gather in, get, glean, grabble, harvest, hay, make, mow,
     net, nip, nut, obtain, pick, pluck, poll, pollard, procure, profit,
     prune, pull down, reap and carry, recap, recapitulate, reduce,
     retrench, sack, score, secure, shave, shear, shorten, snub, stunt,
     sum up, summarize, synopsize, take, take in, take up, telescope,
     trim, truncate, win
  
  

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