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|Verb||1.||take advantage - draw advantages from; "he is capitalizing on her mistake"; "she took advantage of his absence to meet her lover"|
|2.||take advantage - make excessive use of; "You are taking advantage of my good will!"; "She is trespassing upon my privacy"|
impinge, trench, encroach, entrench - impinge or infringe upon; "This impinges on my rights as an individual"; "This matter entrenches on other domains"
use - seek or achieve an end by using to one's advantage; "She uses her influential friends to get jobs"; "The president's wife used her good connections"