Definition: to use a situation or person for selfish reasons
Part of Speech: Verb
Synonym(s): use, wrong
Antonym(s): help, aid
1. In order to increase ratings, the news reporter will exploit the widow by making her cry.
2. The con man will try to exploit the old man by charging him an insane amount to complete a simple task.
3. According to the arrest warrant, the man tried to exploit the actress by threatening to sell nude pictures of her.