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  1. prey

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

    Antonyms:
    earnings, hues, rights

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prey, quarry, target, fair gamenoun

    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, quarryverb

    animal hunted or caught for food

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

  3. prey, feedverb

    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, predateverb

    prey on or hunt for

    "These mammals predate certain eggs"

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

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. preynoun

    Synonyms:
    plunder (to satisfy the appetite), spoil, BOOTY, pillage, rapine, ravin

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. preynoun

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "prey":

    plagued, beset, grip, quarry, byte

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How to use prey in a sentence?

  1. Jennifer Goebel:

    There may be changes in prey distribution that may be affecting where the whales are, and that may be contributing to a change in the whales' distribution, or there could be some other factors at work.

  2. Adam Schiff:

    The President and The President men plot on. The danger persists. The risk is real. Our democracy is at peril, but we are not without a remedy prescribed by the founders for just these circumstances. Impeachment. The only question is will we use it or have we fallen prey to another evil that the founders forewarned, the excess of factualism, the elevation of party over country.

  3. Nick Dulvy:

    Most sharks are important predators and therefore can play key roles in keeping ecosystems functioning. Depletion of sharks is expected to have negative effects on populations of prey species, many of which may be also be sharks, or rays.

  4. Robert Briceo:

    These days, nobody is doing well not honest citizens who produce wealth or the criminals who prey on them.

  5. Cindy Howells:

    This dinosaur was very small, it was an agile, meat eating creature with sharp teeth, sharp claws, able to move swiftly and grab its prey. We don't quite know what it would have eaten, but possibly small reptiles, small mammals, and possibly other dinosaurs as well. It was a bit like a medium sized dog, very slender, very long-tailed to help it balance as it moved.


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