Synonyms for prey

Synonyms for (noun) prey

Synonyms: prey, quarry

Definition: animal hunted or caught for food

Similar words: animal, animate being, beast, fauna, brute, creature

Definition: a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: victim

Definition: an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance

Synonyms for (verb) prey

Synonyms: predate, prey, raven

Definition: prey on or hunt for

Usage: These mammals predate certain eggs

Similar words: forage

Definition: wander and feed

Usage: The animals forage in the woods

Synonyms: prey, feed

Definition: profit from in an exploitatory manner

Usage: He feeds on her insecurity

Similar words: work, exploit

Definition: use or manipulate to one's advantage

Usage: He exploit the new taxation system; She knows how to work the system; he works his parents for sympathy

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