Exploit vs Success - What's the difference?

exploit | success |

As a noun exploit

is a heroic or extraordinary deed.

As a verb exploit

is to use for one’s own advantage.

As a proper noun success is

a town in arkansas.




(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,


    Alternative forms

    * successe (archaic)


  • (obsolete) Something which happens as a consequence; the outcome or result.
  • * 1644 , (John Milton), Aeropagitica :
  • I suppose them as at the beginning of no meane endeavour, not a little alter'd and mov'd inwardly in their mindes: Some with doubt of what will be the successe , others with fear of what will be the censure; some with hope, others with confidence of what they have to speake.
  • The achievement of one's aim or goal.
  • His third attempt to pass the entrance exam was a success .
  • (business) financial profitability.
  • Don't let success go to your head.
  • One who, or that which, achieves assumed goals.
  • Scholastically, he was a success .
    The new range of toys has been a resounding success .
  • The fact of getting or achieving wealth, respect, or fame.
  • She is country music's most recent success .


    * failure

    Derived terms

    * nothing succeeds like success * successful * successfully