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English definition of “reap the benefit, reward, etc.”

reap the benefit, reward, etc.

C2 to get something good as a result of your own actions: She studied every evening and reaped the benefit at exam time. We sold them most of their modern weapons and now we are reaping the bitter harvest.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
(Definition of reap the benefit, reward, etc. from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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