Exploitive vs Exploited - What's the difference?

exploitive | exploited |


As an adjective exploitive

is exploitative]]: [[take advantage|taking advantage of someone.

As a verb exploited is

(exploit).

exploitive

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Exploitative]]: [[take advantage, taking advantage of someone
  • * {{quote-news, 2009, January 17, William C. Rhoden, University Sells Itself During Playoffs, New York Times citation
  • , passage=The University of Phoenix, a for-profit educational institution, has turned the traditional relationship between athletics and higher education on its head, reducing it to its commercially exploitive essence. }}

    exploited

    English

    Verb

    (head)
  • (exploit)

  • exploit

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A heroic or extraordinary deed.
  • An achievement.
  • (computing) A program or technique that exploits a vulnerability in other software.
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To use for one’s own advantage.
  • Synonyms

    * take advantage of,