Translation of reap in Spanish:

reap

cosechar, v.

Pronunciation: /riːp//rip/

transitive verb

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    Farming
    cosechar
    recoger
    • She lived and worked with a family of peasants, cultivating the field, planting crops, reaping the harvest.
    • This is contributing to the farming crisis, and deaths from starvation are likely to increase massively because farmers are too weak to plant or reap their crops.
    • They can still get money when they need it and there will still be the occasional umbrella for farmers whose incomes drop when Brazil reaps a bumper crop.
    • The first American Thanksgiving was celebrated in 1621, to commemorate the harvest reaped by the Plymouth Colony after a harsh winter.
    • The vineyards are organic, yields are low, and the harvest is reaped by hand, with Burgundian-style small trays for the pickers to place the grapes on, in whole bunches if possible, so that they do not bruise.
    • It is very hard to go against ingrained traditions that reap new harvests with a cycle of generations, over and over, until it is almost part of the should be.
    • Some have managed to take an interest in their land and make it productive, but many have simply reaped the standing crop and then left the land derelict.
    • This dance honors the soil from which the harvest is reaped.
    • Last year, while fellow sweet-cherry growers were reeling from the financial blow of low yields, Kendell was reaping an impressive harvest.
    • And what you see each time is that the men were reaping all the fruits here.
    • For instance, in one season a farmer may apply five bags of chemical fertilisers (for paddy crop) on one acre of land and reaps 30 bags of grain.
    • Late February to mid-March is the ideal planting time. An early start improves the odds of reaping a good harvest before summer heat shuts down fruit production.
    • Farming is the major industry in the area, and the challenge of reaping a harvest from this soil is a fearsome one.
    • Its economy was based primarily on millet, harvested with polished stone reaping knives, and on pigs, cows, and goats.
    • It seldom happens that the person who tills the ground has the wherewithal to maintain himself till he reaps the harvest.
    • The cornfields are almost all reaped.
    • Some farmers have been told only to reap the current harvest, but not to prepare the land for new crops.
    • It's loosely based on the parable of the sower, so we have three images, a man ploughing a field, a man sowing seed and a man reaping a harvest.
    • One day, as the men are sitting around discussing what they would do if they had any money, Wang Lung says that he will buy land from which to reap harvests.
    • There's little interest these days in hedgerow fruit so I suspect the birds will reap this particular harvest.
    • As gameplay progresses, you'll place your cities, have your population grow, build wonders, armies, reap the land and generally just try to survive.
    • It was replaced with a more local, romantic Palestinian nationalism - familiar to Europeans - that reveres the peasant and the shepherd and dreams of reaping the land.
    • With it, farmers could retain their soil and still reap a crop.
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    (gain, receive)
    to reap the benefits of sth cosechar los beneficios de algo
    • she is reaping the rewards of her labors está cosechando los frutos de su esfuerzo

intransitive verb

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    cosechar
    as ye sow, so shall ye reap quien siembra vientos recoge tempestades