reap what one sows

Definition of reap what one sows

  1. :  to experience the same kind of things that one has caused other people to experience If you're rude to everyone, you'll reap what you sow.

Word by Word Definitions

reapplay
  1. :  to cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine

    :  to clear of a crop by reaping

    :  to gather by reaping :  harvest

whatplay
  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of an object or matter

    : often used to ask for repetition of an utterance or part of an utterance not properly heard or understood

    :  who

  1. :  why

    :  in what respect :  how

  1. : used as an interrogative expressing inquiry about the identity, nature, or value of a person, object, or matter

    :  whatever

    :  any

sowplay sows
  1. :  an adult female swine

    :  the adult female of various other animals (such as a bear)

    :  a channel that conducts molten metal to molds

  1. :  to plant seed for growth especially by scattering

    :  to set something in motion :  begin an enterprise

    :  to scatter (seed) upon the earth for growth


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