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Verb: exploit  'eks,ployt
  1. Use or manipulate to one's advantage
    "He exploited the new taxation system";
    - work
  2. Draw from; make good use of
    "we must exploit the resources we are given wisely";
    - tap
  3. Work excessively hard
    "he is exploiting the students";
    - overwork
Noun: exploit  'eks,ployt
  1. A notable achievement
    "he performed a great exploit";
    - feat, effort

Derived forms: exploited, exploiting, exploits

Type of: accomplishment, achievement, apply, employ, put to work, use, utilise [Brit], utilize, work

Encyclopedia: Exploit