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Definition 1: a notable achievement - [noun denoting act]

Samples where exploit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he performed a great feat
  • the book was her finest effort

Synonyms for exploit in the sense of this definition

(exploit is a kind of ...) the action of accomplishing something

(... is a kind of exploit ) brave and heroic feats

(... is a kind of exploit ) (baseball) a successful stroke in an athletic contest (especially in baseball)

"he came all the way around on Williams' hit"

(... is a kind of exploit ) the feat of mustering strength for a renewed effort

"he singled to start a rally in the 9th inning" "he feared the rallying of their troops for a counterattack"

(... is a kind of exploit ) a difficult or unusual or dangerous feat; usually done to gain attention

(... is a kind of exploit ) a masterly or brilliant feat

Definition 2: use or manipulate to one's advantage - [verb of consumption]

Samples where exploit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He exploit the new taxation system
  • She knows how to work the system
  • he works his parents for sympathy

Synonyms for exploit in the sense of this definition

(exploit is a kind of ...) put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

"use your head!" "we only use Spanish at home" "I can't use this tool" "Apply a magnetic field here" "This thinking was applied to many projects" "How do you utilize this tool?" "I apply this rule to get good results" "use the plastic bags to store the food" "He doesn't know how to use a computer"

(... is a kind of exploit ) turn to one's advantage

"The environmentalist lobby made hay of the nuclear plant accident"

(... is a kind of exploit ) use to one's advantage

"She plays on her clients' emotions"

(... is a kind of exploit ) take or use

"She helped herself to some of the office supplies"

(... is a kind of exploit ) profit from in an exploitatory manner

"He feeds on her insecurity"

(... is a kind of exploit ) seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage

"She uses her influential friends to get jobs" "The president's wife used her good connections"

(exploit has a similar meaning as ...) provoke or excite

"The rock musician worked the crowd of young girls into a frenzy"

Definition 3: draw from; make good use of - [verb of consumption]

Samples where exploit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • we must exploit the resources we are given wisely

Synonyms for exploit in the sense of this definition

(exploit is a kind of ...) put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

"use your head!" "we only use Spanish at home" "I can't use this tool" "Apply a magnetic field here" "This thinking was applied to many projects" "How do you utilize this tool?" "I apply this rule to get good results" "use the plastic bags to store the food" "He doesn't know how to use a computer"

(... is a kind of exploit ) make the most of

"He maximized his role"

(... is a kind of exploit ) exploit the power of

"harness natural forces and resources"

(... is a kind of exploit ) get from the earth by excavation

"mine ores and metals"

(... is a kind of exploit ) extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry

"quarry marble"

(... is a kind of exploit ) exploit excessively

"We should not overexploit our natural resources"

(... is a kind of exploit ) exploit for maximal profit, usually by sacrificing quality

"The hotel owners are commercializing the beaches"

(... is a kind of exploit ) exploit as much as possible

"I am milking this for all it's worth"

Samples where exploit or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he is exploiting the students

Synonyms for exploit in the sense of this definition

(exploit is a kind of ...) cause to work

"he is working his servants hard"

(... is a kind of exploit ) drive or work too hard

"The teacher is overworking his students" "Overdriving people often suffer stress"

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