WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
reap /rip/USA pronunciation v. 
  1. Agricultureto gather or take (a crop, harvest, etc.): [+ object]to reap grain.[no object]a time to reap and a time to sow.
  2. [+ object] to get as a return or result:The company reaped large profits in its first year.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

reap /riːp/ vb
  1. to cut or harvest (a crop), esp corn, from (a field or tract of land)
  2. (transitive) to gain or get (something) as a reward for or result of some action or enterprise
Etymology: Old English riopan; related to Norwegian ripa to scratch, Middle Low German repen to card, ripple (flax)

ˈreapable adj



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