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Definition of "harvest" []

  • The act or process of gathering a crop. (noun)
  • The crop that ripens or is gathered in a season. (noun)
  • The amount or measure of the crop gathered in a season. (noun)
  • The time or season of such gathering. (noun)
  • The result or consequence of an activity. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "harvest" in a sentence
  • "The term harvest comes from the Anglo-Saxon word haerfest, which means autumn."
  • "The grain harvest is now over, very generally, and cattle are seen feeding among the stubble on many farms."
  • "Sustainability of the harvest is the only issue for me."