Pronunciation: (rēp), [key]
1. to cut (wheat, rye, etc.) with a sickle or other implement or a machine, as in harvest.
2. to gather or take (a crop, harvest, etc.).
3. to get as a return, recompense, or result: to reap large profits.
to reap a crop, harvest, etc.
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