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reap (v.)

"to cut grain with a hook or sickle, cut and gather a harvest," Middle English repen, from Old English reopan, a Mercian and Northumbrian (Anglian) form of repan, geripan "to reap," related to Old English ripe "ripe" (see ripe). The transferred and figurative use, "to gather in by effort of any kind; gather the fruit of labor or works" is as old as the word itself in English due to Biblical language. Related: Reaped; reaping. Reaping-machine is attested by 1762.

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Definitions of reap from WordNet

reap (v.)
gather, as of natural products;
Synonyms: harvest / glean
reap (v.)
get or derive;
Synonyms: draw
From wordnet.princeton.edu