To reap is defined as to cut, gather or harvest.(verb)
An example of to reap is a wheat farmer harvesting the season's crops.
See reap in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME repen < OE ripan, akin to ripe < IE *reib- < base *rei-, to tear, pull out, rend > row, rive
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verb reaped, reap·ing, reaps verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English repen
Origin: , from Old English rīpan.
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