What is the
difference between Reap and Reef and Rip?
What is the difference between Reap and Reef and Rip? :
Reap : (verb)
( 1 ) Cut and gather (a crop) as harvest
They reaped a field of wheat.
( 2 ) Receive something as a result of one’s or other’s actions
She reaped the reward of years of study.
He reaped the fruits of his actions.
Reef : (noun)
( 1 ) Ridge or rock, sand at or near the surface of the sea
The ship was wrecked on a coral reef.
( 2 ) Part of the top or bottom of a sail that can be rolled or folded to reduce the area exposed to the wind
Rip : (verb)
( 1 ) Divide or make a hole in something by pulling sharply
I have ripped my trousers.
He ripped a piece of clothes into two.
( 2 ) Open something by pulling sharply
I ripped open a letter.
( 3 ) (Of material) become torn
Be careful with that dress. It rips easily.
Rip : (noun)
( 1 ) Uneven or ragged tear or cut
There is a big rip in my sleeve.
( 2 ) Stretch of rough water in a river or the sea
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