To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine, as grain; to gather, as a harvest, by cutting.
- To cut (grain or pulse) for harvest with a scythe, sickle, or reaper.
- To harvest (a crop).
- To harvest a crop from: reaping a field.
- To obtain as a result of effort: She reaped large profits from her unique invention.
- To cut or harvest grain or pulse.
- To obtain a return or reward.