ADJ. abundant, bumper, good, large, rich We've had a bumper harvest of apples this year. (figurative) She returned from the conference with a rich harvest of knowledge. | bad, disastrous, poor a series of poor harvests in the 1830s | cereal, corn, grain, potato, wheat, etc.
VERB + HARVEST bring in, gather (in), get in, reap They were busy getting the harvest in. (figurative) We are now reaping the harvest of our hard work last year.
HARVEST + VERB fail The strawberry harvest failed because of the drought.
HARVEST + NOUN time | feast, festival
PREP. after (the) ~ Potatoes are normally sprayed after harvest. | during (the) ~ During harvest they work from dawn to dusk. | ~ of a good harvest of potatoes