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capitalize on

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of capitalize on

  1. to take unfair advantage of capitalized on her coworker's absence to take full credit for the joint project Synonyms abuse, exploit (on), cash in (on), impose (on or upon), leverage, milk, pimp, play (on or upon), use, workRelated Words jerk around, manipulate, mistreat; bleed, cheat, fleece, overcharge, skin, soak, stick; commercialize, commodify



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