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Verb: take advantage
  1. Draw advantages from
    "she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover";
    - capitalize, capitalise [Brit]
  2. Make excessive use of
    "You are taking advantage of my good will!";
    - trespass

Derived forms: taken advantage, taking advantage, takes advantage, took advantage

Type of: benefit, gain, profit, use

Encyclopedia: Take advantage