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"
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
Origin: [OE. harvest, hervest, AS. hrfest autumn; akin to LG. harfst, D. herfst, OHG. herbist, G. herbst, and prob. to L. carpere to pluck, Gr. karpo`s fruit. Cf. Carpet.]
Harvest is the process of gathering mature crops from the fields. Reaping is the cutting of grain or pulse for harvest, typically using a scythe, sickle, or reaper. The harvest marks the end of the growing season, or the growing cycle for a particular crop, and social importance of this event makes it the focus of seasonal celebrations such as a harvest festival, found in many religions. On smaller farms with minimal mechanization, harvesting is the most labor-intensive activity of the growing season. On large, mechanized farms, harvesting utilizes the most expensive and sophisticated farm machinery, like the combine harvester. Harvesting in general usage includes an immediate post-harvest handling, all of the actions taken immediately after removing the crop—cooling, sorting, cleaning, packing—up to the point of further on-farm processing, or shipping to the wholesale or consumer market.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
här′vest, n. the time of gathering in the ripened crops: the crops gathered in: fruits: the product of any labour: consequences.—v.t. to reap and gather in.—ns. Har′vest-bug, -louse, -tick, a mite or tick of minute size, abundant late in summer, and very troublesome to people with delicate skins; Har′vester, a reaper in harvests; Har′vest-feast, the feast made at the ingathering of harvest; Har′vest-field, a field where a harvest is or has been; Har′vest-fly, in U.S. the popular name for a species of cicada; Har′vest-home, the bringing home of the harvest: the feast held at the bringing home of the harvest; Har′vest-lord, the head-reaper at the harvest; Har′vest-man (B.), a labourer in harvest; Har′vest-moon, the full moon nearest the autumnal equinox, rising nearly at the same hour for several days; Har′vest-mouse, a very small species of mouse, building its nest in the stalks of growing corn; Har′vest-queen, an image of Ceres, the queen or goddess of fruits, in ancient times carried about on the last day of harvest. [A.S. hærfest; Ger. herbst, Dut. herfst.]
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Harvest' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4564
Rank popularity for the word 'Harvest' in Nouns Frequency: #2871
The numerical value of Harvest in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Harvest in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye.
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
When we saw the chaos of IS we wanted Maliki back. Everything is gone, my livestock, my harvest, everything.
If it's a natural bump from the outdoor harvest, that's one thing, if it's institutionally creating oversupply ... that's a problem.
The idea is to tap the little water that flows through the river course but also prepare to harvest bigger volumes from the seasonal floods.
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Translations for Harvest
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- حَصَدَ, حِصَادArabic
- sklízet, sklizeňCzech
- ernten, ErnteGerman
- θερισμός, τρυγώ, αποκομίζω, θερίζω, σοδειά, καρπός, συγκομιδή, θέρος, τρύγοςGreek
- rikoltaĵo, rikoltoEsperanto
- cosecha, cosecharSpanish
- دستاورد, برداشت, محصول, درودنPersian
- sadonkorjuuaika, korjata, sato, sadonkorjuujuhla, sadonkorjuu, tuotosFinnish
- récolte, moisson, moissonner, récolter, recueillirFrench
- buainScottish Gaelic
- arat, szüretelHungarian
- հունձ, [[բերքը]] [[հավաքել]], բերք, հնձելArmenian
- raccolto, messe, mietere, festa del raccolto, mietitura, raccogliere, fruttoItalian
- მოსავლის აღება, მომკაGeorgian
- 수확, 수확하다Korean
- reditus, messis, metō, dēmetōLatin
- RekoltLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- kotinga, hauhakengaMāori
- oogst, oogsten, gewin, winnen, behalen, oogstfeest, binnenhalen, opbrengstDutch
- høsting, høste, avlingNorwegian
- żniwa, zbieraćPolish
- colher, messe, segar, colheitaPortuguese
- recoltă, strânsură, cules, secera, seceriș, rod, strânge, culegeRomanian
- [[убира́ть]] [[урожа́й]], урожа́й, убо́рка, жа́тва, [[собира́ть]] [[урожа́й]], страда́, сборRussian
- skörd, skördefest, skördaSwedish
- పంట, దిగుబడిTelugu
- hasat, hasıla, rekolteTurkish
- mùa màngVietnamese
- klopön, hodiklopot, klopam, pötetiklopot, klop, klopot, greniklopotVolapük
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