Synonyms of 'prey'
1 quarryDictionary, game, kill
These animals were the prey of hyenas.
2 victimDictionary, target, mark
Old people are easy prey for con men.
phrasal verbprey on something or someone
subject word lists:Birds of prey
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A dupe is someone who is tricked by someone else.
an innocent dupe in a political scandal
Wild animals or birds that are hunted for sport and sometimes cooked and eaten are referred to as game.
men who shoot game for food
Thesaurus for prey from the Collins English Thesaurus
A creature's prey are the creatures that it hunts and eats in order to live .