exploit-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: Use to one's advantage, often meanly or unfairly

Our bowlers exploited the conditions well.
She knows how to exploit the system.
He exploits his parents' sympathy.
Vietnamese workers are exploited by the cosmetics industry.

VerbNet: NP
FrameNet: NP
PropBank: exploit.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3