Definition of Prey

1. Noun. A person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence. "The target of a manhunt"

Exact synonyms: Fair Game, Quarry, Target
Generic synonyms: Victim
Derivative terms: Target



2. Verb. Profit from in an exploitatory manner. "He feeds on her insecurity"
Exact synonyms: Feed
Generic synonyms: Exploit, Work

3. Noun. Animal hunted or caught for food.
Exact synonyms: Quarry
Generic synonyms: Animal, Animate Being, Beast, Brute, Creature, Fauna

4. Verb. Prey on or hunt for. "These mammals predate certain eggs"
Exact synonyms: Predate, Raven
Generic synonyms: Forage
Derivative terms: Predation, Predation

Definition of Prey

1. n. Anything, as goods, etc., taken or got by violence; anything taken by force from an enemy in war; spoil; booty; plunder.

2. v. i. To take booty; to gather spoil; to ravage; to take food by violence.

Definition of Prey

1. Noun. (archaic) Anything, as goods, etc., taken or got by violence; anything taken by force from an enemy in war; spoil; booty; plunder. ¹

2. Noun. That which is or may be seized by animals or birds to be devoured; hence, a person given up as a victim. ¹

3. Noun. A living thing that is eaten by another living thing. ¹

4. Verb. To victimize, hunt, attack or plunder. ¹

5. Verb. To devour. ¹

6. Verb. To exert harmful influence. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prey

1. to seize and devour animals for food [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Prey

prewraps
prewrite
prewrites
prewriting
prewritings
prewritten
prewrote
prewyn
prewyns
prex
prexactly
prexes
prexie
prexies
prexy
prey (current term)
prey on
preyed
preyer
preyers
preyful
preying
preys
prez
prezackly
prezactly
prezes
prezygapophyseal
prezygapophyses
prezygapophysis

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