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Antonyms for prey

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prey, quarry, target, fair game(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    object, target, quarry, fair game, target area, pit, aim, butt, mark, objective, stone pit

  2. prey, quarry(verb)

    animal hunted or caught for food

    Synonyms:
    quarry, pit, fair game, target, stone pit

  3. prey, feed(verb)

    profit from in an exploitatory manner

    "He feeds on her insecurity"

    Synonyms:
    fertilise, run, give, eat, feed, raven, feed in, course, fertilize, feast, flow, predate

  4. raven, prey, predate(verb)

    prey on or hunt for

    "These mammals predate certain eggs"

    Synonyms:
    guttle, pig, forego, antedate, feed, forgo, raven, antecede, foredate, precede, devour, predate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prey

    Antonyms:
    earnings, hues, rights

    Synonyms:
    spoil, booty, plunder, rapine, pillage, victim, seizure, loot

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. prey(n)

    Synonyms:
    spoil, loot, plunder, booty, victim, quarry, captive, depredation, ravage, spoliation

Editors Contribution

  1. shikari

    the prey was hunted by the hunter.

    Submitted by Basim.urtubia on October 21, 2020  
  2. vulture

    Submitted by rinat on October 3, 2019  

How to use prey in a sentence?

  1. Ronald Reagan:

    Above all, we must realize that no arsenal, or no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women. It is a weapon our adversaries in today's world do not have. It is a weapon that we as Americans do have. Let that be understood by those who practice terrorism and prey upon their neighbours.

  2. Peter Makovicky:

    Gualicho would likely not have been something you'd want to meet on a lonely, dark Cretaceous night, with Mapusaurus probably preying on large sauropods (the group that included Argentinosaurus), Gualicho likely focused on smaller prey: a category a human lost in the Cretaceous would fit into.

  3. Hans Bauer:

    Due to limited surface water, prey densities are low, and lion densities are likely to be low, we may conservatively assume a density in the range of one to two lions per 100 square kilometers( 38.6 square miles).

  4. Margaret Fuller:

    There are two modes of criticism. One which crushes to earth without mercy all the humble buds of Phantasy, all the plants that, though green and fruitful, are also a prey to insects or have suffered by drought. It weeds well the garden, and cannot believe the weed in its native soil may be a pretty, graceful plant. There is another mode which enters into the natural history of every thing that breathes and lives, which believes no impulse to be entirely in vain, which scrutinizes circumstances, motive and object before it condemns, and believes there is a beauty in natural form, if its law and purpose be understood.

  5. Mona Sarfaty:

    Children suffer more heat impacts because they spend more time outside. They are more vulnerable to the heat-related increases in air pollution that come from fossil fuel exhaust, because their lungs are still developing. Outdoor play also makes them more prey to insect vectors carrying dangerous infections, the doctors in our societies are seeing these problems today, and they will undoubtedly get worse if we don't decisively address climate change.

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