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Synonyms for exploit
ˈɛk splɔɪt, ɪkˈsplɔɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. feat, effort, exploit(verb)

    a notable achievement

    "he performed a great feat"; "the book was her finest effort"

    Synonyms:
    elbow grease, attempt, campaign, feat, try, endeavour, endeavor, crusade, sweat, effort, movement, drive, travail, cause, exertion

  2. exploit, work(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    knead, turn, operate, act, shape, bring, work out, run, function, put to work, overwork, forge, lick, solve, make, figure out, form, mould, sour, work, go, play, do work, make for, mold, puzzle out, act upon, process, crop, exercise, ferment, tap, influence, work on, wreak, cultivate

  3. exploit, tap(verb)

    draw from; make good use of

    "we must exploit the resources we are given wisely"

    Synonyms:
    knock, solicit, tap, tapdance, bug, pink, wiretap, intercept, work, tip, rap, overwork, beg

  4. overwork, exploit(verb)

    work excessively hard

    "he is exploiting the students"

    Synonyms:
    tap, overwork, work

Wiktionary

  1. exploit(verb)

    Synonyms:
    take advantage of, use

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exploit(n)

    An act is strictly and originally something accomplished by an exercise of power, in which sense it is synonymous with deed or effect. Action is a doing. Act is therefore single, individual, momentary; action a complex of acts, or a process, state, or habit of exerting power. We say a virtuous act, but rather a virtuous course of action. We speak of the action of an acid upon a metal, not of its act. Act is used, also, for the simple exertion of power; as, an act of will. In this sense an act does not necessarily imply an external effect, while an action does. Morally, the act of murder is in the determination to kill; legally, the act is not complete without the striking of the fatal blow. Act and deed are both used for the thing done, but act refers to the power put forth, deed to the result accomplished; as, a voluntary act, a bad deed. In connection with other words act is more usually qualified by the use of another noun, action by an adjective preceding; we may say a kind act, though oftener an act of kindness, but only a kind action, not an action of kindness. As between act and deed, deed is commonly used of great, notable, and impressive acts, as are achievement, exploit, and feat.

    Festus: We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths.

    Bailey Festus, A Country Town, sc. 7.

    A feat exhibits strength, skill, personal power, whether mental or physical, especially the latter; as, a feat of arms, a feat of memory. An exploit is a conspicuous or glorious deed, involving valor or heroism, usually combined with strength, skill, loftiness of thought, and readiness of resource; an achievement is the doing of something great and noteworthy; an exploit is brilliant, but its effect may be transient; an achievement is solid, and its effect enduring. Act and action are both in contrast to all that is merely passive and receptive. The intensest action is easier than passive endurance.

    Synonyms:
    accomplishment, achievement, act, action, consummation, deed, doing, effect, execution, exercise, exertion, feat, motion, movement, operation, performance, proceeding, transaction, work

    Antonyms:
    cessation, deliberation, endurance, immobility, inaction, inactivity, inertia, passion (In philosophic sense), quiescence, quiet, repose, rest, suffering, suspension

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exploit(n.)

    Synonyms:
    act (especially an heroic act), deed, feat, achievement

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