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Synonyms 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

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

    Antonyms:
    earnings, hues, rights

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prey(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. prey(n)

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    plagued, beset, grip, quarry, byte

How to pronounce prey?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say prey in sign language?

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How to use prey in a sentence?

  1. Mahabharata:

    Death comes, and makes a man his prey, A man whose powers are yet unspent; Like one on gathering flowers intent, Whose thoughts are turned another way. Begin betimes to practise good, Lest fate surprise thee unawares Amid thy round of schemes and cares; To-morrow?s task to-day conclude.*

  2. Michael Weiss:

    They aren't getting their prey, and that's the problem.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    A deer that knows all the hunting techniques of a lion will never fall prey to a lion!

  4. Sanskrit Proverb:

    With knowledge, say, what other wealth Can vie, which neither thieves by stealth Can take, nor kinsmen make their prey, Which, lavished, never wastes away.

  5. Saint Jerome:

    The fact is that my native land is a prey to barbarism, that in it men's only God is their belly, that they live only for the present, and that the richer a man is the holier he is held to be.


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