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HARVEST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does harvest mean? 

HARVEST (noun)
  The noun HARVEST has 4 senses:

1. the yield from plants in a single growing season
2. the consequence of an effort or activity
3. the gathering of a ripened crop
4. the season for gathering crops

  Familiarity information: HARVEST used as a noun is uncommon.


HARVEST (verb)
  The verb HARVEST has 2 senses:

1. gather, as of natural products
2. remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation

  Familiarity information: HARVEST used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HARVEST (noun)


Sense 1harvest [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The yield from plants in a single growing season

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

harvest; crop

Hypernyms ("harvest" is a kind of...):

output; yield (production of a certain amount)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "harvest"):

fruitage (the yield of fruit)


Sense 2harvest [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The consequence of an effort or activity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Context examples:

they gathered a harvest of examples / a harvest of love

Hypernyms ("harvest" is a kind of...):

consequence; effect; event; issue; outcome; result; upshot (a phenomenon that follows and is caused by some previous phenomenon)


Sense 3harvest [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The gathering of a ripened crop

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

harvest home; harvesting; harvest

Hypernyms ("harvest" is a kind of...):

gather; gathering (the act of gathering something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "harvest"):

haying (the harvesting of hay)


Sense 4harvest [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The season for gathering crops

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

harvest time; harvest

Hypernyms ("harvest" is a kind of...):

season; time of year (one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions)

Holonyms ("harvest" is a part of...):

agriculture; farming; husbandry (the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock)


HARVEST (verb)


Sense 1harvest [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Gather, as of natural products

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

glean; harvest; reap

Context example:

harvest the grapes

Hypernyms (to "harvest" is one way to...):

collect; garner; gather; pull together (assemble or get together)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "harvest"):

cut (reap or harvest)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They harvest rye in the field


Sense 2harvest [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

The Chinese are said to harvest organs from executed criminals

Hypernyms (to "harvest" is one way to...):

remove; take; take away; withdraw (remove something concrete, as by lifting, pushing, or taking off, or remove something abstract)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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