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harvest

har·vest

harvest

 
pronunciation:
har vihst
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the gathering of ripe crops, the crops or the amount so gathered, or the season in which they are gathered.
Even small children helped out with the harvest of the crops.It was a small harvest that year.We met at harvest.
synonyms:
crop
similar words:
autumn, fall, gathering, produce, yield
definition 2: the product of an action, process, or event.
The movement yielded a harvest of new ideas.
similar words:
crop, fruit, outcome
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: harvested, harvesting, harvests
definition 1: to gather (ripe crops); pick or reap.
Farmers will harvest their corn soon.
synonyms:
gather, pick
similar words:
garner, glean, pluck, reap
definition 2: to gather a crop from (a field or garden).
More workers were needed to harvest the fields.
similar words:
pick, pluck, reap
definition 3: to gather (results).
She harvested three prizes at the fair.
synonyms:
gather
similar words:
glean, reap
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to gather ripe crops; pick or reap.
The farmers are harvesting in their fields.
synonyms:
reap
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, for, or occurring at the time of the gathering of crops.
The harvest crew is still out in the field.Are you coming to the harvest dance?
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  • harvester:
    a machine that harvests crops.
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  diet, farm, food, fruit, garden, grain, vegetable