Definitions for REAPrip

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

reaprip(v.t.)

  1. to cut (wheat, rye, etc.) with a sickle or other implement or a machine, as in harvest.

    Category: Agriculture

  2. to gather or take (a crop, harvest, etc.).

    Category: Agriculture

  3. to get as a return, recompense, or result:

    to reap large profits.

  4. (v.i.)to reap a crop, harvest, etc.

    Category: Agriculture

Origin of reap:

bef. 900; repen, OE repan, riopan

Princeton's WordNet

  1. reap, harvest, glean(verb)

    gather, as of natural products

    "harvest the grapes"

  2. reap, draw(verb)

    get or derive

    "He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"

Wiktionary

  1. reap(Noun)

    A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut.

  2. reap(Verb)

    To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting.

  3. reap(Verb)

    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.

  4. reap(Verb)

    Act of a parent process acknowledging that its child process has exited, thereby removing it from the process table. Until the child process is reaped it may be listed in the process table as a zombie or defunct process.

  5. reap(Verb)

    To deprive of the beard; to shave.

  6. Origin: repen, from ripan, from rīpanan (compare repe, reifsen ‘to snatch’, ripa ‘to score, scratch’), from h₁rep- ‘to snatch’ (compare rapere ‘to seize, plunder’, apaprépti 'to seize, embrace', rrjep ‘to peel, tear off’, Ancient Greek ἐρέπτομαι).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reap(verb)

    to cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting

  2. Reap(verb)

    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. Reap(verb)

    to clear of a crop by reaping; as, to reap a field

  4. Reap(verb)

    to deprive of the beard; to shave

  5. Reap(verb)

    to perform the act or operation of reaping; to gather a harvest

  6. Reap

    a bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut


Translations for REAP

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

reap(verb)

to cut and gather (corn etc)

The farmer is reaping the wheat.

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