Definitions for Harvestˈhɑr vɪst
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(n.)Also, har′vest•ing. the gathering of crops.
the season when ripened crops are gathered.
a crop or yield of one growing season.
a supply of anything gathered at maturity and stored:
a harvest of wheat.
the result or consequence of any act, process, or event:
a harvest of memories.
(v.t.)to gather (a crop or the like); reap.
to gather the crop from:
to harvest the fields.
to gain, win, etc. (a prize, product, etc.).
to catch or take for use:
to harvest salmon from the river.
Category: Common Vocabulary
(v.i.)to gather a crop; reap.
Origin of harvest:
bef. 950; ME; OE hærfest, c. OHG herbist, ON haust; akin to harrow1
the yield from plants in a single growing season
the consequence of an effort or activity
"they gathered a harvest of examples"; "a harvest of love"
harvest, harvesting, harvest home(noun)
the gathering of a ripened crop
harvest, harvest time(verb)
the season for gathering crops
reap, harvest, glean(verb)
gather, as of natural products
"harvest the grapes"
remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation
"The Chinese are said to harvest organs from executed criminals"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the activity of collecting a crop, or the time when this happens
the time when the harvest begins
the amount collected when a crop is harvested
a good harvest
to collect a crop
The process of harvesting, gathering the ripened crop.
The yield of harvesting, i.e. the gathered, cut ... fruits of horti- or agri-culture (usually a food - or industrial crop)
This year's cotton harvest was great but the corn harvest disastrous
The product or result of any exertion or labor; gain; reward.
A modern pagan ceremony held on or around the autumn equinox, which is in the harvesting season.
To bring in a harvest; reap; glean.
To be occupied bringing in a harvest
Harvesting is a stressing, thirsty occupation
To win, achieve a gain.
The rising star harvested well-deserved acclaim, even an Oscar under 21
Origin: hervest, from hærfest; cognate with Middle Saxon/Low German hervest(Saxon/Low German harvst), Latin carpere 'to seize', Greek καρπός and κείρω.
the gathering of a crop of any kind; the ingathering of the crops; also, the season of gathering grain and fruits, late summer or early autumn
that which is reaped or ready to be reaped or gath//ed; a crop, as of grain (wheat, maize, etc.), or fruit
the product or result of any exertion or labor; gain; reward
to reap or gather, as any crop
Translations for Harvest
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
the gathering in of ripened crops
the rice harvest.
- oes, opbrengsAfrikaans
- موسِم الحَصاد ،حَصادArabic
- colheitaPortuguese (BR)
- die ErnteGerman
- θερισμός, τρύγος, συγκομιδή, σοδειάGreek
- viljakoristus, saakEstonian
- žetva, berbaaCroatian
- aratás; szüretHungarian
- pļauja; ražas novākšanaLatvian
- innhøsting, onn, avlingNorwegian
- درمن ( درمند) ،حا صل، دريبلواودرمن وخت ،فصل ( لكه دغنموPashto
- hasat, ekin biçmeTurkish
- 收穫Chinese (Trad.)
- жнива; збирання врожаюUkrainian
- کھیتی کاٹنے سمیٹنے کا عملUrdu
- việc thu hoạchVietnamese
- 收获Chinese (Simp.)
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