exploit exploit  /ˈɛks ˌplɔ ɪt/


  1. (n) a notable achievement
  2. (v) use or manipulate to one's advantage
  3. (v) draw from; make good use of
  4. (v) work excessively hard



  1. The Select Committee judges that the PRC will exploit elements of the stolen design information on the PRCs next generation of thermonuclear weapons.
  2. Steve Jobs says he won't have anything to do with smut, but porn purveyors are lusting to exploit Apple's updated device Related Story: Turning the iPhone into the xxxPhone.
  3. And to those who would seek to exploit the growing fame of these children, we say beware.


  1. Vietnam-airline.org Starts to Sell Tickets for Hanoi – Tuy Hoa Flights

    For the purpose of expanding the operation scale, Vietnam-airlines.org carries out to exploit flights on Hanoi – Tuy Hoa route. On this occasion, it launches many attractive prices and big offers for passengers who travel between these two places. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10834156.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Microsoft gives the US government early exploit info (and why it makes sense)

    This is the last thing conspiracy theorists want to read so hot on the heels of that PRISM scandal. According to two inside sources, Microsoft is coughing up details on zero-day exploits to…
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Geek.com

  3. Centrica investment boosts UK shale gas prospects

    By Oleg Vukmanovic and Karolin Schaps LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's bid to exploit shale-gas deposits was boosted on Thursday as utility Centrica Plc bought a quarter stake in a major gas-bearing formation in northern England, ahead of expanded drilling next year. Shale gas has helped transform the U.S. energy market, lowering gas and coal prices, and offers Britain, Europe's biggest gas user, a ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News


  1. Earlier, US Secretary of Stae Hillary Clinton told the pro-Israel group that Israeli settlement construction in areas sought by Palestinians "exposes daylight between Israel and the United States that others in the region could hope to exploit."
    on Mar 22, 2010 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "I wanted to finish the game. I thought they would take risks in the last 10 minutes and I wanted to exploit that," Van Persie said after the game. "I could see spaces opening up and I wanted to use them, so I was a bit shocked when I had to...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Robin van Persie Source: The Associated Press

  3. The statement further added, "Meanwhile, al-Qaeda and other militant groups exploit that anger to mobilize support."
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: Washington Post (blog)

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