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REAP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reap mean? 

REAP (verb)
  The verb REAP has 2 senses:

1. gather, as of natural products
2. get or derive

  Familiarity information: REAP used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REAP (verb)


Sense 1reap [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 "reap" is one way to...):

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

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

cut (reap or harvest)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sentence example:

They reap rye in the field


Sense 2reap [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Get or derive

Classified under:

Verbs of buying, selling, owning

Synonyms:

draw; reap

Context example:

He drew great benefits from his membership in the association

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

derive; gain (obtain)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s something from somebody


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