Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun exploit

1 sense of exploit

Sense 1
feat, effort, exploit -- (a notable achievement; "he performed a great feat"; "the book was her finest effort")
       => accomplishment, achievement -- (the action of accomplishing something)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb exploit

3 senses of exploit

Sense 1
exploit, work -- (use or manipulate to one's advantage; "He exploit the new taxation system"; "She knows how to work the system"; "he works his parents for sympathy")
       => use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- (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")

Sense 2
exploit, tap -- (draw from; make good use of; "we must exploit the resources we are given wisely")
       => use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ -- (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")

Sense 3
overwork, exploit -- (work excessively hard; "he is exploiting the students")
       => work, put to work -- (cause to work; "he is working his servants hard")

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