harvest
1. noun /ˈhɑɹ.vɪst,ˈhɑːvɪst,ˈhaːvəst/
a) The process of harvesting, gathering the ripened crop.

This years cotton harvest was great but the corn harvest disastrous

b) The yield of harvesting, i.e. the gathered, cut ... fruits of horti- or agri-culture (usually a food - or industrial crop)
2. verb /ˈhɑɹ.vɪst,ˈhɑːvɪst,ˈhaːvəst/
a) To bring in a harvest; reap; glean.

Harvesting is a stressing, thirsty occupation

b) To be occupied bringing in a harvest

The rising star harvested well-deserved acclaim, even an Oscar under 21


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  • Harvest — Har vest (h[aum]r v[e^]st), n. [OE. harvest, hervest, AS. h[ae]rfest autumn; akin to LG. harfst, D. herfst, OHG. herbist, G. herbst, and prob. to L. carpere to pluck, Gr. karpo s fruit. Cf. {Carpet}.] 1. The gathering of a crop of any kind; the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Harvest — (eng. Ernte) steht für: Harvest (Alabama), Ort in Alabama Harvest (Album), ein Musikalbum von Neil Young Harvest (Naglfar Album), ein Musikalbum von Naglfar Harvest Records, ein Plattenlabel Harvest (Film), ein Dokumentarfilm Siehe auch:… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Harvest — Harvest, AL U.S. Census Designated Place in Alabama Population (2000): 3054 Housing Units (2000): 1146 Land area (2000): 12.423029 sq. miles (32.175497 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 12.423029… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • harvest — [n] crops; taking in of crops autumn, by product, consequence, cropping, effect, fall, fruitage, fruition, garnering, gathering, harvesting, harvest time, ingathering, intake, output, produce, reaping, repercussion, result, return, season,… …   New thesaurus

  • harvest — ► NOUN 1) the process or period of gathering in crops. 2) the season s yield or crop. ► VERB ▪ gather as a harvest. DERIVATIVES harvestable adjective harvester noun. ORIGIN Old English, «autumn» …   English terms dictionary

  • harvest — [här′vist] n. [ME hervest < OE hærfest, akin to Ger herbst (OHG herbist) < IE * (s)kerp < base * (s)ker , to cut > SHEAR, SHORT, L caro, flesh, cernere & Gr krinein, to separate, karpos, fruit: basic sense “time of cutting”] 1. the… …   English World dictionary

  • Harvest — Har vest, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Harvested}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Harvesting}.] To reap or gather, as any crop. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • harvest — index gain, glean, output, product, profit (noun), profit (verb), reap, result Burton s Legal Thesaurus …   Law dictionary

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  • harvest — vb *reap, glean, gather, garner Analogous words: collect, assemble (see GATHER): *accumulate, amass, hoard …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • harvest — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ abundant (esp. AmE), bountiful, bumper, good, large, rich ▪ We ve had a bumper harvest of apples this year. ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

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