- to cut or harvest (a crop), esp corn, from (a field or tract of land)
- (transitive) to gain or get (something) as a reward for or result of some action or enterprise
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reap /rip/USA pronunciation v.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
Etymology:bef. 900;reap′a•ble, adj.
Middle English repen, Old English repan, riopan;
cognate with Middle Low German repen to ripple (flax);
akin to ripe
3 . gather, earn, realize, gain, win.
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reap /riːp/ vb
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