Synonyms of exploit in English:


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1‘platinum was originally exploited by the Indians of Colombia and Ecuador’


utilize, make use of, put to use, use, use to good advantage, put to good use, turn to good use, make the most of, capitalize on, benefit from, turn to account, draw on

profit by, profit from, make capital out of

informal cash in on, milk

2‘a ruling class which exploited workers’


take advantage of, make use of, abuse, impose on, prey on, play on, misuse, ill-treat, bleed, suck dry, squeeze, wring, enslave, treat unfairly, withhold rights from

manipulate, cheat, swindle, fleece, victimize, live off the backs of

informal walk over, walk all over, take for a ride, put one over on, cash in on, rip off


treat fairly


1‘his exploits brought him fame and notoriety’


feat, deed, act, adventure, stunt, escapade, manoeuvre, enterprise, undertaking, move

achievement, accomplishment, attainment, triumph


informal lark, caper