Harvest meaning

härvĭst
The act or process of gathering a crop.
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To receive or collect (energy).

A turbine that harvests energy from tidal currents.

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To gather a crop.
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To get (something) as the result of an action or effort.
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The time of the year when matured grain, fruit, vegetables, etc. are reaped and gathered in.
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To gather in (a crop, etc.)
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To receive (the benefits or consequences of an action).
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Harvest is defined as to gather a crop.

An example of harvest is picking tomatoes off the vine.

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The definition of harvest is the crop that has ripened in a season, the season when the crop is ripe or the amount of the crop that is ripe.

An example of harvest is a wheelbarrow full of zucchini.

An example of harvest is late September.

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The result or consequence of an action.

Stuck with the harvest of a predecessor's decisions.

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To gather a crop from (land, for example).
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A season's yield of grain, fruit, etc. when gathered in or ready to be gathered in; crop.
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The outcome or consequence of any effort or series of events.
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To gather the crop from (a field)
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To catch, shoot, trap, etc. (fish or game), usually in an intensive, systematic way, as for commercial purposes.
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To remove (body parts) for transplantation.
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(UK dialectal) The third season of the year; autumn; fall.
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The season of gathering ripened crops; specifically, the time of reaping and gathering grain.
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The process of harvesting, gathering the ripened crop.
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The yield of harvesting, i.e. the gathered crops or fruits.

This year's cotton harvest was great but the corn harvest was disastrous.

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(by extension) The product or result of any exertion or labor; gain; reward.
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(paganism) A modern pagan ceremony held on or around the autumn equinox, which is in the harvesting season.
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To bring in a harvest; reap; glean.
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(intransitive) To be occupied bringing in a harvest.

Harvesting is a stressing, thirsty occupation.

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The rising star harvested well-deserved acclaim, even an Oscar under 21

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The gathering in of a crop.
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Origin of harvest

  • Middle English from Old English hærfest kerp- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English harvest, hervest, from Old English hærfest (“autumn, harvest-time; August”), from Proto-Germanic *harbistaz (“autumn, fall”), from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-, *skerp-; cognate with West Frisian hjerst, Dutch herfst, German Herbst, Middle Low German hervest (“autumn”) (Dutch Low Saxon haarfst (“autumn”)), Danish høst, also Latin carpere 'to seize', Greek καρπός (karpos, “fruit”) and κείρω (keirō, “to cut off”).

    From Wiktionary