Heroic exploit

Heroic exploit
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  • exploit — n. 1) to perform an exploit 2) a fantastic; heroic exploit * * * [ eksplɔɪt] heroic a fantastic to perform an exploit …   Combinatory dictionary

  • Exploit — Ex*ploit , n. [OE. esploit success, OF. esploit, espleit,revenue, product, vigor, force, exploit, F. exploit exploit, fr. L. explicitum, prop. p. p. neut. of explicare to unfold, display, exhibit; ex + plicare to fold. See {Ply}, and cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • exploit — exploit1 /ek sployt, ik sployt /, n. a striking or notable deed; feat; spirited or heroic act: the exploits of Alexander the Great. [1350 1400; ME exploit, espleit < OF exploit, AF espleit < L explicitum, neut. of explicitus (ptp.). See EXPLICIT] …   Universalium

  • exploit — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ daring, heroic ▪ legendary ▪ His courage and exploits were legendary. ▪ wartime ▪ military …   Collocations dictionary

  • exploit — I. noun Etymology: Middle English espleit, expleit, exploit furtherance, outcome, from Anglo French, from Latin explicitum, neuter of explicitus, past participle Date: circa 1538 deed, act; especially a notable or heroic act Synonyms: see feat II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heroic — adj. VERBS ▪ be ADVERB ▪ truly, very ▪ a truly heroic battle ▪ almost Heroic is used with these nouns: ↑ …   Collocations dictionary

  • exploit — 1. noun /ˈɛksplɔɪt,ɪksˈplɔɪt/ a) A heroic or extraordinary deed. The first trek to the summit of Mount Everest was a stunning exploit. b) An achievement. 2. verb /ˈɛksplɔɪt,ɪksˈplɔɪt/ To use for one’s own advan …   Wiktionary

  • exploit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. t. utilize, profit by, milk, work; abuse, misapply. See use. n. deed, act, feat, achievement. See courage. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. deed, venture, escapade; see achievement 2 . v. 1. [To make use of]… …   English dictionary for students

  • exploit — ex·ploit || ɪk splɔɪt n. feat, deed, adventure, heroic act v. use, take advantage of, selfishly make use of; manipulate; use to the greatest possible advantage (as exploit one s skills or talents ); promote; advertise …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exploit — I. /ˈɛksplɔɪt / (say eksployt) noun 1. a striking or notable deed; a feat; a spirited or heroic act. 2. Colloquial an unusual event or experience. {Middle English esploit, from Old French, from Latin explicitum, past participle neuter, unfolded}… …  

  • exploit — Synonyms and related words: abuse, accomplished fact, accomplishment, achievement, act, acta, action, adventure, apply, aristeia, attainment, beguile, benefit from, bestow, bleed, bleed white, blow, bold stroke, capitalize on, cash in on, clip,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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