exploit

Definitions:

  • An act or deed, especially a brilliant or heroic one. <i>synonym</i>: <strong> feat</strong>.
  • A program or system designed to take advantage of a particular error or security vulnerability in computers or networks.
  • To employ to the greatest possible advantage.
  • To make use of selfishly or unethically.
  • Achievement; performance; usually, a deed or act of some exceptional or remarkable kind; a conspicuous performance; more especially, a spirited or heroic act; a great or noble achievement: as, the <em>exploits</em> of Alexander, of Cæsar, of Wellington.
  • Advantage; benefit.
  • <strong>Synonyms</strong> <em>Deed, Feat</em>, etc. See <internalXref urlencoded="feat">feat</internalXref>.
  • To achieve; accomplish.
  • To make complete use of; work up; bring into play; utilize; cultivate.
  • Specifically To employ or utilize selfishly; turn to one's own advantage without regard to right or justice; make subservient to self-interest.
  • To make research or experiment; explore.
  • To work (as a mine, etc.); to turn to industrial use.
  • A deed or act; especially, a heroic act; a deed of renown; an adventurous or noble achievement.
  • Combat; war.
  • To utilize; to make available; to get the value or usefulness out of
  • Hence: To draw an illegitimate profit from; to speculate on; to put upon.
  • A <xref>heroic</xref> or extraordinary <xref>deed</xref>.
  • An <xref>achievement</xref>.
  • A <xref>program</xref> or technique that exploits a <xref>vulnerability</xref> in other <xref>software</xref>.
  • To use for one’s own advantage.
  • work excessively hard
  • use or manipulate to one's advantage
  • a notable achievement
  • draw from; make good use of
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