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 Meanings and Examples of REAP
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reap
 v.  gain; harvest a crop from; get or derive; obtain as a result of effort
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  Villefort, who did not choose to reveal the whole secret, lest another should reap all the benefit of the disclosure, had yet communicated enough to cause him the greatest uneasiness.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 10. The King's Closet at the Tuileries.
2  You may one of these days reap the reward of your disinterested devotion.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 17. The Abbe's Chamber.
3  This is my share in the advantages my country shall reap from the possession of such a magnificent dependency.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
4  As a man sows, so shall he reap.
The Importance of Being Earnest By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In SECOND ACT
5  They milk their cows, reap their oats, and do all the work which requires hands, in the same manner.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 4: CHAPTER IX.
6  Whereupon Stubb quickly pulled to the floating body, and hailing the Pequod to give notice of his intentions, at once proceeded to reap the fruit of his unrighteous cunning.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 91. The Pequod Meets The Rose-Bud.
7  There are maxims in this writer," answered Pococurante, "from which a man of the world may reap great benefit, and being written in energetic verse they are more easily impressed upon the memory.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XXV
8  When she considered her training at the hands of Ellen and Mammy, she knew it had been thorough and good because it had always reaped results.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
9  She reaped the reward to which disinterestedness is entitled, and found an agreeable companion in her niece.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
10  And then it was, that suddenly sweeping his sickle-shaped lower jaw beneath him, Moby Dick had reaped away Ahab's leg, as a mower a blade of grass in the field.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 41. Moby Dick.
11  In the end, however, she had reaped her reward.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 4
12  A great harvest the mind had reaped; but for all this, compared with his son, he did not care one damn.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 8
13  He really reaped the fruits of the sensual satisfaction she got out of Michaelis' male passivity erect inside her.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 3
14  I have watched the fellow more than once before ever I thought of making his professional acquaintance, and I have been surprised at the harvest which he has reaped in a short time.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP
15  Marianne, though without knowing it herself, reaped all its advantage; for neither Mrs. Jennings, nor Sir John, nor even Mrs. Palmer herself, ever spoke of him before her.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 32
Example Sentence:
1  Wahtever a man sow, that shall he also reap.
2  Sow the wind and reap the whirlwind.
3  One ploughs, another sow; who will reap no one knows.
4  You must reap what you have sown.
5  They that sow the wind, shall reap the whirlwind.
6  Those who expect to reap the blessings of freedom must undergo the fatigue of supporting it.
7  They that sow in tears shall reap in joy.
8  As they sow, so let them reap.
9  I will reap large profits from my new invention.
10  The deal would also allow record companies, which have long complained about low per-stream payouts, to reap bigger royalties on YouTube.
11  She studied every evening and reaped the benefit at exam time.
12  It is by present heart of love that the blessing of future are planted, to be reaped when the future again becomes the present.
13  The company reaped rich dividends with its new strategy for packaging holidays.
14  Despite their reputation for reaping princely sums that seem to rise year after year, CEOs took a pay cut in 2009, and a big one at that.
15  The present system of reaping without sowing should cease immediately.