Synonyms for prey


1. prey, quarry, target, fair game, victim
usage: a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt"
2. prey, quarry, animal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, fauna
usage: animal hunted or caught for food


1. prey, feed, exploit, work
usage: profit from in an exploitatory manner; "He feeds on her insecurity"
2. raven, prey, predate, forage
usage: prey on or hunt for; "These mammals predate certain eggs"
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