verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of reap
Examples from the Web for reaped
This 16 percent, known as the “cut,” is colorless in nature, and it is “reaped” with a typical alcohol content of 69.8 percent.
LGBT people have reaped enormous rewards because of this widespread change of opinion.
Some House members, too, reaped riches from lobbyist-bundlers.Senate Democrats Snag Campaign Cash From Lobbyist-Bundlers|Michael Beckel|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the second quarter (PDF), Tesla reaped $51 million, or 13 percent of its revenues, from such sales.
This lifestyle was accessible without power, but it's unlikely she would have reaped its benefits.
They reaped in love and praise the reward that their impoverished constituency could not pay them in money.A History of American Literature|Percy H. Boynton
It will cost in time and money, but the good to be reaped and wrought far surpasses the cost.
This claim was admitted, and he reaped large profits accordingly.Art in England|Dutton Cook
All governments have reaped fruit from their devotion; impious men and actions have everywhere had suitable events.The Essays of Montaigne, Complete|Michel de Montaigne
And if it were not so, small pleasure would be reaped from life.Safar Nameh, Persian Pictures|Gertrude Bell
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.