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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 reap /ˈrip/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reap, v. i. To perform the act or operation of reaping; to gather a harvest.
    They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.   --Ps. cxxvi. 5.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reap, n.  A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Reap v. t. [imp. & p. p. Reaped p. pr. & vb. n. Reaping.]
 1. To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting.
    When ye reap the harvest of your land, thou shalt not wholly reap the corners of thy field.   --Lev. xix. 9.
 2. To gather; to obtain; to receive as a reward or harvest, or as the fruit of labor or of works; -- in a good or a bad sense; as, to reap a benefit from exertions.
 Why do I humble thus myself, and, suing
 For peace, reap nothing but repulse and hate?   --Milton.
 3. To clear of a crop by reaping; as, to reap a field.
 4. To deprive of the beard; to shave. [R.]
 Reaping hook, an implement having a hook-shaped blade, used in reaping; a sickle; -- in a specific sense, distinguished from a sickle by a blade keen instead of serrated.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: gather, as of natural products; "harvest the grapes" [syn: harvest,
      2: get or derive; "He drew great benefits from his membership
         in the association" [syn: draw]