reap, harvest, glean(verb)
gather, as of natural products
"harvest the grapes"
get or derive
"He drew great benefits from his membership in the association"
A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut.
To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting.
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.
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.
To deprive of the beard; to shave.
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).
to cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting
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
to clear of a crop by reaping; as, to reap a field
to deprive of the beard; to shave
to perform the act or operation of reaping; to gather a harvest
a bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut
Origin: [OE. repen, AS. rpan to seize, reap; cf. D. rapen to glean, reap, G. raufen to pluck, Goth. raupjan, or E. ripe.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rēp, v.t. to cut down, as grain: to clear off a crop: to gather by effort: to receive as a reward: to obtain a harvest.—ns. Reap′er, Reap′man; Reap′ing-hook, a hook-shaped instrument, with a handle, for cutting grain: a sickle; Reap′ing-machine′, a machine for cutting grain, drawn by horses, &c.; Reap′-sil′ver, money paid by feudal tenants as a commutation for their services in reaping the crops. [A.S. rípan, to pluck; Goth. raupjan, Ger. raufen.]
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aper, pare, pear, rape
The numerical value of REAP in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of REAP in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
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- жаць, пажынацьBelarusian
- segarCatalan, Valencian
- žít, žnout, kositCzech
- жѧтиOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- schneiden, erntenGerman
- segar, cosecharSpanish
- درو کردنPersian
- saada, korjata, niittääFinnish
- faucher, moissonnerFrench
- buainScottish Gaelic
- mietere, raccogliereItalian
- 刈り取る, 刈るJapanese
- dēmetō, tondeō, metōLatin
- żąć, kosićPolish
- colher, ceifarPortuguese
- sger, segar, sgiar, saer, sagearRomansh
- сжать, скосить, пожать, косить, пожинать, жать, поRussian
- massai, messai, mentzare, mensareSardinian
- жети, žetiSerbo-Croatian
- kosiť, žaťSlovak
- пожинати, жатиUkrainian
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