Synonyms to turn to account

capitalize on, 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, net, not be behindhand, profit, profit by, put to advantage, realize, realize on, seize the day, take advantage of, trade on, turn a penny, turn to profit, turn to use, use to advantage, conspicuous consumption, dissipation, extravagance, incontinence, intemperance, lavishness, leaking purse, loose purse strings, make no provision, overgenerosity, overgenerousness, overliberality, pound-foolishness, prodigality, profligacy, profuseness, profusion, reckless expenditure, reckless spending, squandering, squandermania, waste, wastefulness, improve the occa