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reap

verb

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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

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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

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The first known use of reap was before the 12th century

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“Reap.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reap. Accessed 24 Jan. 2021.

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