HyperDic: prey

English > 4 senses of the word prey:
NOUNperson prey, quarry, target, fair gamea person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule / ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
animalprey, quarryanimal hunted or caught for food
VERBconsumptionprey, feedprofit from in an exploitatory manner
consumptionprey, raven, predateprey on or hunt for
prey > pronunciation
Soundsprey'
Rhymesashtray ... x-ray / X-ray: 35 rhymes with rey...
English > prey: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule / ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence.
Example"he fell prey to muggers"
Synonymsquarry, target, fair game
BroadervictimAn unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
Spanishblanco, presa
Catalanpresa
Verbspreyprofit from in an exploitatory manner
English > prey: 4 senses > noun 2, animal
Meaninganimal hunted or caught for food.
Synonymquarry
Broaderanimal, animate being, beast, brute, creature, faunaA living organism characterized by voluntary movement
Spanishpresa
Catalanpresa
Verbspreyprey on or hunt for
English > prey: 4 senses > verb 1, consumption
Meaningprofit from in an exploitatory manner.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymfeed
Broaderexploit, workUse or manipulate to one's advantage
Nounspreya person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule / ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
English > prey: 4 senses > verb 2, consumption
MeaningPrey on or hunt for.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymsraven, predate
Broaderforagewander and feed
Nounspreyanimal hunted or caught for food

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