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Synonyms and Antonyms of reap

  1. 1 to catch or collect (a crop or natural resource) for human use <my great-grandfather had to reap the wheat on his family farm with a hand scythe> Synonyms gather, pick, harvestRelated Words clam, fish, seal, shrimp, whale; accumulate, forage, garner; glean; cut, hay, mow; bag, capture, hunt, net, snare, trap; crop, grow, raiseNear Antonyms plant, seed, sow

  2. 2 to receive as return for effort <if you continue to work hard at musicianship, you will reap the rewards of being a concert pianist> Synonyms acquire, attain, bag, bring in, capture, carry, come by, draw, gain, garner, get, knock down, land, make, obtain, procure, pull down, realize, earn, secure, winRelated Words clear, gross, net; accomplish, achieve, notch (up), score; accumulate, amass, draw, rack up; catch, pick up; annex, occupy, take over; reacquire, reattain, recapture, regain, remakeNear Antonyms accord, give, grant, pay; give up, hand over, part (with), relinquish, surrender, yieldAntonyms forfeit, lose

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