verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of reap
Examples from the Web for reap
Indeed, it's unclear what, if any, benefits the average Cuban will reap from increased diplomacy between the two countries.Castro's Hipster Apologists Want to Keep Cuba ‘Authentically’ Poor|Michael Moynihan|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
From that, Spinal Solutions stood to reap several thousand dollars from the sale of a single screw.
They are only here to reap the rewards of the American safety net (such as it is) and thereby raise your taxes.Ebola, ISIS, the Border: So Much to Fear, So Little Time!|Gene Robinson|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Yes, you will find it,” Cosmo assures readers, promising to help them “reap the blissful benefits” upon discovering the region.The Truth About Female Orgasms: Look to the Clitoris, Not the Vagina|Lizzie Crocker|October 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But if you choose to conduct your discourse in 140-word snaps, or soundbites, then you reap the crop of dumb that you sow.
The man that don't need that has to be his own preacher here and sow and reap his own morality.A Man for the Ages|Irving Bacheller
After the conflict is over the conqueror returns to reap the reward of his valour.Reptiles and Birds|Louis Figuier
But Villeroy and the other ministers knew not how to reap the full advantage of their victory.
Grim fields to garner from, wherein he who sows peradventure shall not reap, and wherein Death is the farmer!The Harbor Master|Theodore Goodridge Roberts
You play the grande dame so well, that you are sure to reap the penalty of it.A Romantic Young Lady|Robert Grant
Word Origin for reap
"to cut grain with a hook or sickle," Old English reopan, Mercian form of ripan "to reap," related to Old English ripe "ripe" (see ripe). Related: Reaped; reaping.