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Definition of the noun reaper

What does reaper mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: reapers

  1. someone who helps to gather the harvest
  2. Death personified as an old man or a skeleton with a scythe
    • lexical domain: People - nouns denoting people
    • synonym of Reaper: Grim Reaper
    • instance of: Death = the personification of death
  3. farm machine that gathers a food crop from the fields
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of reaper: harvester
    • more generic term: farm machine = a machine used in farming
    • more specific terms:
      • reaper binder / binder = a machine that cuts grain and binds it in sheaves
      • combine = harvester that heads and threshes and cleans grain while moving across the field
      • header = a machine that cuts the heads off grain and moves them into a wagon

Alternative definition of the noun reaper


  1. One who reaps.
  2. A machine used to harvest crops.
  3. 'Reaper' Shortened form of "The Grim Reaper", the angel of death.


  1. Reaper is an American comedy television series that focuses on Sam Oliver, a "reaper" who works for the Devil by retrieving souls that have escaped from Hell.
  2. "Reaper" is a 2013 horror film written by Mark James and James Jurdi and directed by Philip Shih.
  3. "Reaper" a.k.a. "The Schedule" is a film, directed by Burnie Burns.


  1. "Reaper" is a novel and was written by Ben Mezrich in 1998, his second novel. It deals with a "computer virus" that is hidden inside of the Telecon corporation's systems. The virus begins to go on a mad killing spree by wiping out people at their computer screens. Thus, eventually becoming a threat to every single person linked up to the Telecon system. The book was eventually turned into a TV movie known as Fatal Error.
    • language: English Language
    • genre: Thriller
    • subject: Technological Innovations
    • released in (17 years ago)
  2. "Reaper" is a book by Robert Kirkman & Cliff Rathburn.


  1. Reaper is the name of three characters in the DC Comics universe.
  2. Reaper is the name of several fictional characters in the pages of Marvel Comics, most notably the Reaper whose real name is Pantu Hurageb, a mutant in the X-Force comic book series. He has been a villain in the main Marvel Universe but a hero in the Ultraverse.
  3. The Reaper, the alias of Gunther Strauss, is a supervillain in the fictional shared universe of Marvel Comics, and an enemy of Captain America and Bucky. He first appeared in Captain America Comics #22, and his origin and first appearance were reprinted in full in The Invaders vol. 1 #10.
  4. Reaper is a fictional character from the 2013 film Beavers.
  5. Reaper is a fictional character from the 2006 film A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints.

There are other characters with in their name, like Grim Reaper, Grimm Reaper, The Grim Reaper.


  1. "Reaper" is a composition.
  2. "Reaper" is a composition.
  3. "Reaper" is a composition.


Who is Reaper?

Reaper is a musical artist.

  • profession: Musician
  • member of musical group Behexen (Bass guitar) between and (15 years)


Reaper is the aggrotech project of Vasi Vallis.


REAPER is a digital audio workstation created by Cockos. It is distributed with an uncrippled evaluation license with a nag screen explaining the license cost.


  1. Reaper: A reaper is a farming tool or person that reaps crops at harvest, when they are ripe.
  2. Reaper is a museum, ship, tourist attraction.
  3. Reaper was a privateer schooner commanded by Captain Ephraim Sturdivant during the War of 1812. The schooner weighed 206 tons and was armed with six carriage guns and 75 men. Captain Sturdivant was officially charged by President James Madison to use the ship to attack British shipping.
  4. Reaper: Reapers, or Shinigami, are a fictional race in the Soul Reaper anime and manga series.
    • also known as Shinigami
  5. Reaper is an aircraft model.

Phrases with Reaper

  1. reaper binder
  2. grim reaper

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Reaper

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Google previewOn that Point! (2003)

An Introduction to Parliamentary Debate by John Meany, Kate Shuster

the "Grim Reaper" is a symbol of death) , subsequently interpreting the topic to call for expanded infant health care services. Another debater might argue that the topic is a metaphor for farming (the reaper is an agricultural tool) and advocate ...

Google previewTarot Basics (2006)

by Evelin Burger, Johannes Fiebig

The Grim Reaper is the symbol of death and dying, but more than anything else, the reaper wants to harvest. In other words, when you see this card, the question is what do you want to "harvest" during your lifetime. When we begin to explore ...

Google previewBatman and Philosophy (2008)

The Dark Knight of the Soul by Mark D. White, Robert Arp

The Reaper is the individual's brutal and unmeasured response to the failure of the collective security that the state is contracted to provide. And Harvey Dent was a faithful but ultimately ineffective agent of the state. It is the state's incapacity to ...

Google previewHow to be an International Spy (2015)

Your Training Manual, Should You Choose to Accept it by Lonely Planet Kids

the MQ-9 REAPER is an American drone ...

Google previewBiographical Dictionary of the History of Technology (2002)

by Lance Day, Ian McNeil

dominated reaper production but other developments were to threaten this position; however, foreign markets were appearing at the same time, not least the opportunities of European sales stimulated by the Great Exhibition in 1851.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Heavy Metal (2003)

by Daniel Bukszpan, Ronnie James Dio

REAPER. Stefan Arnold: drums (Times o/ Wjr and later). Jens Becker: bass [ Knight* of tile CfOtS and later! (see also (tunning Wild): Chris Boltcndahl: vocals; C.F. Brank: bass (War Gamts); Albert Eckardt: drums (Heavy Metal lireakdoun ...

Google previewThe Ashgate Encyclopedia of Literary and Cinematic Monsters (2016)

by Jeffrey Andrew Weinstock

Death Personified on Television and in Film The personification of death is common in film and television, very often recalling the visual characteristics of the Grim Reaper. In Ingmar Bergman's The Seventh Seal (1957), Death plays chess with ...

Google previewA Biographical Encyclopedia of Scientists and Inventors in American Film and TV since 1930 (2011)

by A. Bowdoin Van Riper

The roll call of famous American inventors enshrined in popular history and learned like a catechism by generations of schoolchildren pairs each name with a single invention: Whitney and the cotton gin, McCormick and the mechanical reaper, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Drama (2015)

by Jackson R. Bryer, Mary C. Hartig

As a cofounder withMark Jarman ofthemagazine the Reaper, established in 1980 , McDowell revived narrative poetry and thereby created significant awarenessofthis mediumof expression. Arguing that"poetry, more than ever,is harnessedby ...

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Death is the reaper who doesn't take a midday nap.
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Scrabble value of R1E1A1P3E1R1

The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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