Capitalize on

Capitalize on
Capitalize on Cap"i*tal*ize on` (k[a^]p"[i^]*tal*[imac]z [o^]n`), v. t. To turn (an opportunity) to one's advantage; to take advantage of (a situation); to profit from; as, to capitalize on an opponent's mistakes. [PJC]

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  • capitalize on — index exploit (make use of) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • capitalize on — [verb] take advantage of, benefit from, cash in on (informal), exploit, gain from, make the most of, profit from * * * TAKE ADVANTAGE OF, profit from, make the most of, exploit; informal cash in on. → capitalize * * * ˈcapitalize ˌon [transitive] …   Useful english dictionary

  • capitalize on — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms capitalize on : present tense I/you/we/they capitalize on he/she/it capitalizes on something present participle capitalizing on something past tense capitalized on something past participle capitalized on… …   English dictionary

  • capitalize on — she tried to capitalize on Sam s misfortune by offering him a high interest loan Syn: take advantage of, profit from, make the most of, exploit; informal cash in on …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • capitalize on — phr verb Capitalize on is used with these nouns as the object: ↑strength …   Collocations dictionary

  • capitalize on — take the chance to gain advantage from. → capitalize …   English new terms dictionary

  • capitalize on — Synonyms and related words: benefit from, carpe diem, cash in, cash in on, clean up, clear, coin money, commercialize, exploit, gain by, gross, improve, improve the occasion, make a killing, make capital of, make hay, make money, make money by,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • capitalize on — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. take advantage of, cash in on, exploit, profit by, utilize …   English dictionary for students

  • capitalize on — Syn: take advantage of, profit from, make the most of, exploit, develop; informal cash in on …   Synonyms and antonyms dictionary

  • capitalize on — v. put to practical use; take advantage of; benefit from …   English contemporary dictionary

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