What does the word reap mean?

Usage examples for reap

  1. Toward the end of his life he engaged in the perfection of an invention of which he talked a great deal and of which he declared that he alone would reap the benefit. – Ashton-Kirk, Investigator by John T. McIntyre
  2. It would far more become them to leave to the King of Spain the care of his own subjects, and abandon the attempt to foster a spirit of rebellion in foreign countries, from which they would reap neither honor nor profit. – The Revolt of The Netherlands, Complete by Frederich Schiller
  3. Let her endure, for in due time she shall reap, if she faint not;- and to know that, is necessary for her salvation. – The Water of Life and Other Sermons by Charles Kingsley