The definition of an exploit is a heroic act or an act worthy of praise.(noun)
An example of exploit is a journey to the top of a large mountain.
Exploit is defined as to use someone or something to achieve one's own purposes.(verb)
An example of exploit is to pretend to befriend an intelligent student in class for the sole purpose of copying his homework.
See exploit in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME & OFr esploit, an exploit, action < L explicitum, neut. pp. of explicare: see explicate
See exploit in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French esploit
Origin: , from Latin explicitum
Origin: , neuter past participle of explicāre, to unfold; see explicate.
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