Definitions for prey

Definitions for (noun) prey

Main entry: prey, quarry

Definition: animal hunted or caught for food

Main entry: prey, quarry, target, fair game

Definition: a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

Usage: he fell prey to muggers; everyone was fair game; the target of a manhunt

Definitions for (verb) prey

Main entry: predate, prey, raven

Definition: prey on or hunt for

Usage: These mammals predate certain eggs

Main entry: prey, feed

Definition: profit from in an exploitatory manner

Usage: He feeds on her insecurity

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