Meaning of harvest

har•vest

Pronunciation: (här'vist), [key]
— n.
  1. the gathering of crops.
  2. the season when ripened crops are gathered.
  3. a crop or yield of one growing season.
  4. a supply of anything gathered at maturity and stored: a harvest of wheat.
  5. the result or consequence of any act, process, or event: The journey yielded a harvest of wonderful memories.
—v.t.
  1. to gather (a crop or the like); reap.
  2. to gather the crop from: to harvest the fields.
  3. to gain, win, acquire, or use (a prize, product, or result of any past act, process, plan, etc.).
  4. to catch, take, or remove for use: Fishermen harvested hundreds of salmon from the river.
—v.i.
  1. to gather a crop; reap.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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