• The season of gathering ripened crops; specifically, the time of reaping and gathering grain.
  • (by extension) The product or result of any exertion or labor; gain; reward.
  • (Britain dialectal) The third season of the year; autumn; fall.
  • The yield of harvesting, i.e. the gathered crops or fruits.

    "This year's cotton harvest was great but the corn harvest was disastrous."

  • The process of harvesting, gathering the ripened crop.
  • (paganism) A modern pagan ceremony held on or around the autumn equinox, which is in the harvesting season.


  • (intransitive) To be occupied bringing in a harvest

    "Harvesting is a stressing, thirsty occupation"

  • (transitive) To bring in a harvest; reap; glean.
  • (transitive) To win, achieve a gain.

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

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