Definition of reap:
- A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut.
- To clear of a crop by reaping; as, to reap a field.
- To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting.
- To deprive of the beard; to shave.
- 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.
- To perform the act or operation of reaping; to gather a harvest.
puff, pull back, soak up, cast, take in, draw off, imbibe, sow, sop up, take up, absorb, mow, realize, plant, recover, profit, draw and quarter, derive, depict, draw in, disembowel, produce, drag, pluck, pull, pass, eviscerate, suck up, run, crop, lose, suck, force, withdraw, harvest, cull, attract, guide, cut, pick, glean, delineate, pull out, string, make, relinquish, draw, thread, pick up, give up, line, get out, take out, quarter, tie, describe, pull in, trace.
- acquire (part of speech: verb)
- take (part of speech: verb)
- "The Hidden Places", Bertrand W. Sinclair.
Mr Godwin will hardly think this intended for conviction, at least it does not appear how the individual or the society could reap much future benefit from an understanding enlightened in this manner.- "An Essay on the Principle of Population", Thomas Malthus.
- "Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College", Jessie Graham Flower.