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harvest (consequence)

Definition:

the consequence of an effort or activity

Class:

phenomenon noun (natural phenomena)

Plural:

harvests

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Usage examples:

  • they gathered a harvest of examples
  • a harvest of love

Etymology:

[noun] Old English hærfest "autumn, period between August and ... | [verb] from...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

All senses of harvest...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Harvest

the process of gathering mature crops from the fields. Reaping is the cutting of grain or pulse for harvest, typically using a scythe, sickle, or reaper. The harvest marks the end of the growing season, or the growing cycle for a particular crop, and ... (44 of 514 words, 6 images)

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Harvest (disambiguation)

the process of gathering mature crops from the fields. Harvest may also refer to: Harvest (1936 film), an Austrian film | Harvest (film), a 1967 documentary film | The Harvest (1993 film), a thriller directed by David Marconi The Harvest (soundtrack),... (39 of 476 words, 43 definitions)

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Collins Dictionary:

harvest | harvesting [noun, derived]

the gathering of a ripened crop | the crop itself or the yield from it in a single growing season | the season for gathering crops | the product of an ... (28 of 589 words, 7 definitions, 10 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/harvest

Oxford Dictionary:

harvest | harvestable [derived] | harvester [derived]

the process or period of gathering in crops | the season's yield or crop | a quantity of animals caught or killed for human use | the product or ... (26 of 181 words, 8 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/harvest

Merriam-Webster:

harvest [entry 1, often attributive, noun] | yield [synonym, sense-specific] | crop [synonym, sense-specific] | return [similar, sense-specific] | cut [similar, sense-specific] | cutting [similar, sense-specific]

the season for gathering in agricultural crops | the act or process of gathering in a crop | a mature crop (as of grain or fruit); "yield" ; the ... (27 of 144 words, 4 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/harvest

harvest [entry 2, verb] | reap [synonym, sense-specific] | gather [synonym, sense-specific] | pick [synonym, sense-specific] | clam [similar, sense-specific] | fish [similar, sense-specific] | seal [similar, sense-specific] | shrimp [similar, sense-specific] | whale [similar, sense-specific] | ...

to gather in (a crop); "reap" ; to gather, catch, hunt, or kill (as salmon, ... | to accumulate a store of ; to win by achievement | to gather in a ... (30 of 167 words, 3 definitions, 2 usage examples, pronunciation)

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New World Dictionary:

harvest | harvestable [adjective, related]

the time of the year when matured grain, fruit, vegetables, etc. are reaped and gathered in | a season's yield of grain, fruit, etc. when gathered in ... (26 of 149 words, 9 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/harvest

American Heritage Dictionary:

harvest | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle] | harvests [3rd-person singular present] | harvestable [adjective, related] | harvestability [noun, related]

The act or process of gathering a crop. | The crop that ripens or is gathered in a season. | The amount or measure of the crop gathered in a season. | ... (29 of 129 words, 11 definitions, 1 usage example, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/harvest

Wiktionary:

harvest | harvests [plural] | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle] | harvist [sense-specific] | hervest [sense-specific] | harst [sense-specific] | hairst [dialect, sense-specific] | autumn [synonym, sense-specific] | ...

[UK dialectal] The third season of the year; autumn; fall. | The season of gathering ripened crops; specifically, the time of reaping and gathering grain. | The process of harvesting, gathering the ripened crop. | The yield of harvesting, i.e. the ... (38 of 127 words, 9 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/harvest

Random House Dictionary:

harvest | harvesting [sense-specific]

the gathering of crops. | the season when ripened crops are gathered. | a crop or yield of one growing season. | a supply of anything gathered at ... (25 of 121 words, 10 definitions, 4 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/harvest

Macmillan British Dictionary:

harvest | harvests [plural]

[countable] the activity of collecting a crop ; [singular] the time when a crop is collected ; [countable] the amount of a crop that is collected | ... (26 of 106 words, 3 definitions, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/harvest

harvest [verb] | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle] | harvests [3rd-person singular present]

[intransitive/transitive] to collect a crop from the fields ; [transitive] to collect plants, animals, or other things that can be eaten or used | ... (23 of 99 words, 3 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/harvest 16

Cambridge Dictionary:

harvest [entry 1]

the time of year when crops are cut and collected from the fields, or the activity of cutting and collecting them, or the crops which are cut and ... (28 of 61 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/harvest 1

harvest [entry 2]

to pick and collect crops, or to collect plants, animals or fish to eat (14 of 34 words, 1 usage example, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/harvest 2

harvest [entry 3]

to take cells or other body parts from someone for medical use (12 of 47 words, 2 usage examples, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/harvest 3

Britannica Encyclopedia:

event [occurrence]

notion that became of singular importance in the philosophical speculation about relativity physics. The best-known analyses are those of the ... (20 of 71 words)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/197129​/event

Encarta Dictionary:

harvest | harvests [plural] | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle]

the quantity of a crop that is gathered or ripens during a season | the crop that is gathered or ripens during a season | the season during which ... (27 of 225 words, 9 definitions, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861616715​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

harvest

First use: about 1400

Origin: [noun] Old English hærfest "autumn, period between August and ... | [verb] from "harvest" (Noun). Of wild animals, from 1947; of cells, from 1946. (25 of 150 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=harvest

Wiktionary:

harvest | harvests [plural] | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle]

Origin: Middle English harvest, hervest, from Old English hærfest ("autumn, harvest-time; August"), from Proto-Germanic *harbistaz ("autumn, fall"), from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-, *skerp-; cognate with West Frisian ... (24 of 55 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/harvest

New World Dictionary:

harvest

Origin: Middle English hervest from Old English hærfest, akin to German herbst (Old High German herbist) from Indo-European ... (17 of 42 etymology words)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/harvest

Oxford Dictionary:

harvest

Origin: Old English hærfest "autumn", of Germanic origin; related to Dutch herfst and German Herbst, from an Indo-European root shared by ... (20 of 27 etymology words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/harvest

Collins Dictionary:

harvest

Origin: Old English hærfest; related to Old Norse harfr harrow, Old High German herbist autumn, Latin carpere to pluck, Greek ... (19 of 24 etymology words)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/harvest

American Heritage Dictionary:

harvest | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle] | harvests [3rd-person singular present]

Origin: Middle English, from Old English hǽrfest; see kerp- in Indo-European roots.

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/harvest

Merriam-Webster:

harvest [entry 1, often attributive, noun]

First use: before 12th century

Origin: Middle English hervest, from Old English hærfest; akin to Latin carpere to pluck, gather, Greek karpos fruit

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/harvest

Encarta Dictionary:

harvest | harvests [plural] | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle]

Origin: Old English hærfest "autumn" from Indo-European, "gather"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861616715​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Wiktionary:

harvest | harvests [plural] | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle]

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "harvest"

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/harvest

Collins Dictionary:

harvest

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "harvest"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/harvest

Macmillan British Dictionary:

harvest | harvests [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "harvest"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/harvest

harvest [verb] | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle] | harvests [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "harvest"

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Macmillan American Dictionary:

harvest | harvests [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "harvest"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/harvest

harvest [verb] | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle] | harvests [3rd-person singular present]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "harvest"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/harvest 16

Cambridge Dictionary:

harvest [entry 1]

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "harvest"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "harvest"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/harvest 1

the Free Dictionary:

harvest

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "harvest"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "harvest"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "harvest" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/harvest

Google Dictionary:

harvest | harvests [plural] | harvested [past tense] | harvesting [present participle]

Audio: English pronunciation of "harvest"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

harvest

Audio: North American pronunciation of "harvest"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=harves​01 word=harvest

YourDictionary Audio:

harvest

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "harvest" by speech synthesizer

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freedictionary.org:

harvest

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "harvest" by speech synthesizer

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