Definitions of harvest

  1. the yield from plants in a single growing season
  2. gather, as of as crops
  3. the season for gathering crops
  4. the gathering of a ripened crop
  5. the consequence of an effort or activity; " they gathered a harvest of examples"; " a harvest of love"
  6. remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation; " The Chinese are said to harvest organs from executed criminals"
  7. gather, as of natural products; " harvest the grapes"
  8. The gathering of a crop of any kind; the ingathering of the crops; also, the season of gathering grain and fruits, late summer or early autumn.
  9. The product or result of any exertion or labor; gain; reward.
  10. To reap or gather, as any crop.
  11. That which is reaped or ready to be reaped or gathed; a crop, as of grain ( wheat, maize, etc.), or fruit.
  12. The season of reaping and gathering in grain and fruits; a crop.
  13. To gather in, as corn; reap.
  14. Harvester.
  15. The time of gathering in the crops or fruits: the crops gathered in: fruits: the product of any labor: consequences.
  16. To reap and gather in.
  17. Time of gathering crops or fruits; crop gathered; product of labor; consequences.
  18. To gather, as a crop.
  19. To gather, as a crop; reap.
  20. A ripened crop, as of grain; the time of gathering; product; return.
  21. The season of reaping and gathering in crops; the ripe corn or grain collected; the product of labour; consequence.
  22. To reap or gather ripe corn and other fruits.
  23. The time of reaping and gathering in corn or fruits; the corn, grain, or fruits gathered; the produce of labour.

Antonyms for harvest

put in, sow.

Quotes of harvest

  1. I wrote the first book, Harvest of Stars, and as I was writing it, I saw that certain implications had barely been touched on... It's perfectly obvious that two completely revolutionary things are going on, with cybernetics, and biological science. – Poul Anderson
  2. And Fall, with her yeller harvest moon and the hills growin' brown and golden under a sinkin' sun. – Roy Bean
  3. The thankful receiver bears a plentiful harvest – William Blake
  4. America's workers face a battle for their jobs. They are the finest workers in the world. American workers grow, harvest and mine some of the world's highest quality and most plentiful raw materials. – Christopher Bond
  5. What we plant in the soil of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action. – Meister Eckhart
  6. It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn. – B. C. Forbes
  7. It's very hard to teach someone how to write a song if to begin with there's no creative crop to harvest – Barry Mann
  8. It is like the seed put in the soil- the more one sows, the greater the harvest – Orison Swett Marden
  9. Happiness is the harvest of a quiet eye. – Austin O'Malley
  10. Reason clears and plants the wilderness of the imagination to harvest the wheat of art. – Austin O'Malley
  11. When the sappy boughs Attire themselves with blooms, sweet rudiments Of future harvest – John Philips
  12. You must give to get, You must sow the seed, before you can reap the harvest – Scott Reed
  13. In '38, this time I did a job for Mr. Stryker. I went on his payroll at about half the salary I was getting before, to cover what he called Harvest in Ohio. – Ben Shahn
  14. With every deed you are sowing a seed, though the harvest you may not see. – Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Usage examples for harvest

  1. An April smoke makes a clean harvest – Birds and Poets by John Burroughs
  2. The harvest didn't suffer. – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  3. But she seems now to walk upon firm ground, and has nothing but an abundant harvest to look forward to. – A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  4. The years of 1873, 1874, and 1875 passed slowly, bringing rich harvest of Ivan's great gift to the music- world of Europe. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  5. Yes, my dear sir, but you said that last night, and you have been saying it every night I have known you, and always the sun comes up and the spring comes round again and the flowers bloom, and the fields are golden with harvest – Pebbles on the Shore by Alpha of the Plough (Alfred George Gardiner)
  6. You pretend there was a poor harvest in your parts and drive our prices down. – Timar's Two Worlds by Mór Jókai
  7. No one was at hand to take in their rich harvest – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  8. " You should receive a large sum for your share of the harvest – Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories by Henry Seton Merriman
  9. One morning in the harvest time Helen was standing alone upon the door- step. – Stories of Birds by Lenore Elizabeth Mulets
  10. If you believe it worth while to send some Rangers here to complete the harvest it should, I think, be done at once. – The Reckoning by Robert W. Chambers
  11. Then there was the comet in the sky, no hope of a harvest even of a single ear, for months to come. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  12. The harvest was far off. – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  13. And, ere the last hour also strikes for thee, Search thou the harvest of the vanished years. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  14. And this was his prophecy; that before the gathering in of the harvest his head should sleep above the plain of Mur. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  15. Want of security checked the improved business which should have set in after a good harvest – The Reminiscences of an Irish Land Agent by S.M. Hussey
  16. They had gone into the harvest field after a hot, yellow day haunted by the sound of cutting. – Gone to Earth by Mary Webb
  17. But I sit alone at the landing, having left my home and missed the boat: summer is gone and my winter harvest is lost. – The Fugitive by Rabindranath Tagore
  18. It was the barn that was burning- the barn, filled to the roof with the harvest – Dame Care by Hermann Sudermann
  19. If the weather's good for the hay harvest your father'll be in a good temper, and we'll see what we can do. – White Lilac; or the Queen of the May by Amy Walton
  20. If I get enough time I may be able to pay him off after harvest – The Mistress of Bonaventure by Harold Bindloss

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