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Definition of Reap

Reap

  1. To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting.
  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.
  3. To clear of a crop by reaping; as, to reap a field.
  4. To deprive of the beard; to shave.
  5. To perform the act or operation of reaping; to gather a harvest.
  6. A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut.

Reap Quotations

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Maturity is the ability to reap without apology and not complain when things don't go well.
Jim Rohn

As a man sow, shall he reap. and I know that talk is cheap. But the heat of the battle is as sweet as the victory.
Bob Marley

What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.
Meister Eckhart

Before the reward there must be labor. You plant before you harvest. You sow in tears before you reap joy.
Ralph Ransom
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Reap Translations

reap in German is ernten
reap in Italian is raccogliere
reap in Latin is lift tondeo totonsi tonsum
reap in Spanish is cosechar, segar
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