reap (reaps, present participle reaping; past and past participle reaped)
- (transitive) To cut (for example a grain) with a sickle, scythe, or reaping machine
- (transitive) To gather (e.g. a harvest) by cutting.
- (transitive) To obtain or receive as a reward, in a good or a bad sense.
- to reap a benefit from exertions
- (transitive, computer science) To terminate a child process that has previously exited, thereby removing it from the process table.
- Until a child process is reaped, it may be listed in the process table as a zombie or defunct process.
- (transitive, obsolete) To deprive of the beard; to shave.
- French: faucher
- German: ernten, schneiden, mähen, sensen, absensen
- Italian: mietere, falciare
- Portuguese: ceifar
- Russian: жать
- Spanish: segar, cosechar
- German: ernten, einheimsen, einsammeln, sammeln
- Italian: raccogliere, maturare
- Portuguese: colher
- Russian: пожина́ть
- Spanish: cosechar, recoger
reap (plural reaps)
- A bundle of grain; a handful of grain laid down by the reaper as it is cut.
- (bundle of grain) sheaf