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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