Exploiting and Exploring

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  • river

    Senior Member
    U.S. English
    "Exploiting" can mean "use productively."
    "Exploring" means "to look into," "to examine."
     

    sarcie

    Senior Member
    English - Ireland
    When you "explore" a business opportunity, you investigate it to ascertain its benefits and drawbacks. When you "exploit" a business opportunity, you use it, take advantage of it.
    Be aware that "exploit" often has a negative connotation.
     
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