Exploit

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English

Noun

Exploit (plural Exploits)
  1. A heroic or extraordinary deed.
  2. An achievement.
    The first trek to the summit of Mount Everest was a stunning exploit.
  3. (computing) A program or technique that exploits a vulnerability in other software.

Verb

Exploit (third-person singular simple present Exploits, present participle Exploiting, simple past and past participle Exploited)

  1. (transitive) To use for one’s own advantage.

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Adjectives for Exploit

Adjectives

boldest; illustrious; quick-witted; antique; ludicrous; memorable; heroic; jocular; gigantic; engineering; dread; phenomenal; daring; dashing; transcendent; brilliant; decisive; hazardous; exuberant; unmatched; imagined; valorous; news; psychic; hair-raising; atrocious; spectacular.

Adjectives for Exploit

achieve—; boast of—; close—; conceive —; design—; dream of—; perform—; plot —; recount—; resent—; set forth—s of; share in—; succeed in—; witness—; view —; —reverberates.

Adjectives for Exploit

unethically; arrogantly; fully; indefensibly; ruthlessly; profitably; assiduously; cleverly; industrially; competitively; agriculturally; capitalistically; unreasonably; hideously; nationally; unscrupulously.

Thesaurus

abuse, accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, acta, action, adventure, apply, aristeia, attainment, beguile, benefit from, bestow, bleed, bleed white, blow, bold stroke, capitalize on, cash in on, clip, coup, cultivate, dealings, deed, do, doing, doings, drain, effort, employ, emprise, endeavor, enterprise, exercise, fait accompli, feat, finesse, fleece, gest, go, gouge, hand, handiwork, handle, heroic act, hold up, ill-use, impose, impose upon, improve, improve the occasion, job, jockey, make capital of, make hay, make use of, maneuver, manipulate, measure, milk, misuse, move, operation, overcharge, overprice, overt act, overtax, passage, performance, play, play on, presume upon, proceeding, production, profit by, profiteer, put to advantage, res gestae, screw, skin, soak, step, stick, sting, stroke, stunt, suck dry, surcharge, swindle, take advantage of, thing, thing done, tour de force, trade on, transaction, turn, turn to account, turn to profit, turn to use, undertaking, use, use ill, use to advantage, utilize, venture, victimize, work, work on, work upon, works

Pronunciation

Noun

  • enPR: ĕks'ploit, IPA: /ˈɛksplɔɪt/, SAMPA: /"EksplOIt/

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Noun

Exploit n. (plural Exploiten, diminutive Exploitje)

  1. (law) A legal document which proves that another document has been handed over to a certain person.

French

Noun

Exploit m. (plural Exploits)

  1. exploit, feat

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Italian

Noun

exploit m. inv.

  1. exploit, feat
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