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

2 senses of take advantage

Sense 1
capitalize, capitalise, take advantage -- (draw advantages from; "he is capitalizing on her mistake"; "she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover")
       => profit, gain, benefit -- (derive a benefit from; "She profited from his vast experience")

Sense 2
trespass, take advantage -- (make excessive use of; "You are taking advantage of my good will!"; "She is trespassing upon my privacy")
       => use -- (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")

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