Reap may refer to:
*Reap, to Harvest grain crops
**Reaper, a horse-drawn farm implement invented in 1831 and patented by Cyrus McCormick
**Reaping hook, see Sickle
*Grim Reaper (disambiguation)
**Grim Reaper, see Death (personification)
*"Whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap" and all the variants or rephrasings thereof, an English idiom, originally from the Epistle to the Galatians of the Bible
*Leg reaps, in Budo, use of leg(s) to reap one or both of his opponent's legs off the ground
*REAP, a new Department of Defense education benefit program
*Reaper (disambiguation)
*Re-Engineering Assessment Practices, one of six projects funded under the Scottish Funding Council's E-learning Transformation Programme
*Siem Reap Airways (International), an airline based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia
*Small outer reap, an original Judo throwing technique developed by Jigoro Kano


*"As You Sow, So Shall You Reap", a seven-song EP released in 2002 by Femme Fatale
*"Reap the Wild Wind", a serialized story written by Thelma Strabel in 1940 for The Saturday Evening Post
*"Reap the Wild Wind" (song), a song by Ultravox
*"Reap the Whirlwind", the 1999 debut album by Cleveland, Ohio hip hop artists 10,000 Cadillacs
*Reap the Whirlwind (Cherryh and Lackey), one of a trilogy of shared world fantasy novels from The Sword of Knowledge series
*Reap Walking / The Loser from the Earth's Core, the 56th episode of The Grim Adventures of Billy and Mandy
*"Reap What We Sow", song from Gifted Life by Downsyde
*Reaping Machines (2006), an album by Jaqueline, a hard rock band from Norway
*'So Shall Ye Re
Joan London (American writer) and Henry Anderson
*The Reaping, 2007 horror film
*The Reaping (Doctor Who audio), a Big Finish Productions audio drama based on the long-running British science fiction television series Doctor Who
*The Sower Reaps, a 1914 American silent short drama


*Siem Reap Province, a province located in northwestern Cambodia, on the shores of the Tonle Sap lake
**Siem Reap, the capital of Siem Reap Province, Cambodia.

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  • Reap — (r[=e]p), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Reaped} (r[=e]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reaping}.] [OE. repen, AS. r[=i]pan to seize, reap; cf. D. rapen to glean, reap, G. raufen to pluck, Goth. raupjan, or E. ripe.] 1. To cut with a sickle, scythe, or reaping… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reap — UK US /riːp/ verb [T] ► to make a large amount of money or a big profit: »Outside shareholders reaped 25% of the dividends generated. reap $35 million/£1.9 billion, etc. »His company has reaped more than $800 million in federal contracts over the …   Financial and business terms

  • reap — [ri:p] v [: Old English; Origin: reopan] 1.) [T] to get something, especially something good, as a result of what you have done reap the benefit/reward/profit (of sth) ▪ Those who do take risks often reap the rewards. 2.) you reap what you sow… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • reap — reap, glean, gather, garner, harvest are comparable when they mean to do the work or a given part of the work of collecting ripened crops. Reap applies to the cutting down and usually collecting of ripened grain; in extension, it may suggest a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Reap — Reap, v. i. To perform the act or operation of reaping; to gather a harvest. [1913 Webster] They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. Ps. cxxvi. 5. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reap — Reap, n. [Cf. AS. r[=i]p harvest. See {Reap}, v.] A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] Wright. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • reap — [ rip ] verb transitive 1. ) to cut and gather a crop such as wheat 2. ) to get something as a result of something that you do: We will all reap the benefits of this important research. reap what you sow used for saying that something happens to… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • reap — ► VERB 1) cut or gather (a crop or harvest). 2) receive as a consequence of one s own or others actions. ● you reap what you sow Cf. ↑you reap what you sow ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • reap — (v.) to cut grain with a hook or sickle, O.E. reopan, Mercian form of ripan to reap, related to O.E. ripe ripe (see RIPE (Cf. ripe)). Related: Reaped; reaping …   Etymology dictionary

  • reap — reap·er; reap; …   English syllables

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