Pronunciation: (här'vist),[key] —n. 1. Also,har'vest•ing.the gathering of crops.
2. the season when ripened crops are gathered.
3. a crop or yield of one growing season.
4. a supply of anything gathered at maturity and stored: a harvest of wheat. 5. the result or consequence of any act, process, or event: The journey yielded a harvest of wonderful memories.
—v.t. 1. to gather (a crop or the like); reap.
2. to gather the crop from: to harvest the fields. 3. to gain, win, acquire, or use (a prize, product, or result of any past act, process, plan, etc.).
4. to catch, take, or remove for use: Fishermen harvested hundreds of salmon from the river.