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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To gather in crops. Also: To get in return for effort.

Usage examples (31)
  • You have to sow before you can reap. You have to give before you can get.
  • Does the phrase reap what you sew mean anything to you,
  • They will continue to reap from the sick and the dying until we have a fair public option.
  • Paradoxically, where are the benefits that we were meant to reap from the former grammar schools? for more
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