[ verb ] (agriculture) gather, as of natural products
"harvest the grapes"
Used in print(Cordwainer Smith, "A Planet Named Shayol,"...)
They did not have the wit to follow the stars in their courses , to exchange names with each other , to harvest the experience of each for the wisdom of all .
[ noun ] (economics,business,agriculture) the yield from plants in a single growing season
Used in print(Randall Stewart, "A Little History, a Little Honesty: A...)
Being a teacher of American literature , I remembered Whittier 's `` Massachusetts_to_Virginia '' , where he said : `` But that one dark loathsome burden ye must stagger with alone , And reap the bitter harvest which ye yourselves have sown '' .
[ noun ] the consequence of an effort or activity
"they gathered a harvest of examples" "a harvest of love"
[ verb ] remove from a culture or a living or dead body, as for the purposes of transplantation
"The Chinese are said to harvest organs from executed criminals"