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Definition 1: animal hunted or caught for food - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for prey in the sense of this definition

(prey is a kind of ...) a living organism characterized by voluntary movement

Definition 2: a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence - [noun denoting person]

Samples where prey or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he fell prey to muggers
  • everyone was fair game
  • the target of a manhunt

Synonyms for prey in the sense of this definition

(prey is a kind of ...) an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance

Definition 3: profit from in an exploitatory manner - [verb of consumption]

Samples where prey or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He feeds on her insecurity

Synonyms for prey in the sense of this definition

(prey is a kind of ...) use or manipulate to one's advantage

"He exploit the new taxation system" "She knows how to work the system" "he works his parents for sympathy"

Definition 4: prey on or hunt for - [verb of consumption]

Samples where prey or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • These mammals predate certain eggs

Synonyms for prey in the sense of this definition

(prey is a kind of ...) wander and feed

"The animals forage in the woods"

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