1. [ noun ] a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
Synonyms: target fair_game quarry

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

Related terms: victim target
2. [ noun ] (zoology) animal hunted or caught for food
Synonyms: quarry
Related terms: animal game raven
3. [ verb ] profit from in an exploitatory manner
Synonyms: feed

"He feeds on her insecurity"

Related terms: exploit
4. [ verb ] (food) prey on or hunt for
Synonyms: predate raven

"These mammals predate certain eggs"

Related terms: forage predation
Similar spelling:   pry