What is another word for take advantage of?

Pronunciation: [tˈe͡ɪk ɐdvˈantɪd͡ʒ ɒv] (IPA)

There are numerous synonyms that can be used instead of the phrase "take advantage of." For instance, "exploit" means to utilize someone or something to one's own benefit and could be a good alternative. The term "capitalize on" refers to using an opportunity to gain the most advantage. "Make the most of" means to use a situation in a way that yields the maximum benefit. Another good option is "seize the opportunity," which means to take advantage of an opportunity as soon as it arises. Lastly, "avail oneself of" means to utilize something that could be beneficial, which can also replace the phrase "take advantage of".

Synonyms for Take advantage of:

What are the hypernyms for Take advantage of?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Take advantage of

  • It's easy to be led astray when you're so broken. People take advantage of you.
    Willie Aames
  • Like most kids growing up, I had a very wide interest. I was interested in everything. I tried to take advantage of everything, from the sciences to music to writing to literature.
    Michael P. Anderson
  • His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day.
    Mary Antin
  • Illegal immigrants are beginning to comprise a black market class of workers in our society, jeopardizing the financial health of companies which play by the rules, while themselves vulnerable to the exploitation by those willing to take advantage of their illegal status.
    Spencer Bachus
  • Well, if you look at all of the cultures in America, this is a great opportunity for us to really get acquainted with the rest of the world. America is the only place you can do that, but we don't have sense enough to take advantage of that.
    Erykah Badu

Word of the Day

fill the air