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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Prey (0.00960 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Prey.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: prey buruan, mangsa, memangsa, perburuan, sasaran
English → English (WordNet) Definition: prey prey n 1: 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” [syn: quarry, target, fair game] 2: animal hunted or caught for food [syn: quarry] v 1: profit from in an exploitatory manner; “He feeds on her insecurity” [syn: feed] 2: prey on or hunt for; “These mammals predate certain eggs” [syn: raven, predate]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Prey Prey \Prey\, n. [OF. preie, F. proie, L. praeda, probably for praeheda. See Prehensile, and cf. Depredate, Predatory.] Anything, as goods, etc., taken or got by violence; anything taken by force from an enemy in war; spoil; booty; plunder. [1913 Webster] And they brought the captives, and the prey, and the spoil, unto Moses, and Eleazar the priest. --Num. xxxi. 12. [1913 Webster] 2. That which is or may be seized by animals or birds to be devoured; hence, a person given up as a victim. [1913 Webster] The old lion perisheth for lack of prey. --Job iv. ii. [1913 Webster] Already sees herself the monster's prey. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. The act of devouring other creatures; ravage. [1913 Webster] Hog in sloth, fox in stealth, . . . lion in prey. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Beast of prey, a carnivorous animal; one that feeds on the flesh of other animals. [1913 Webster] Prey \Prey\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Preyed; p. pr. & vb. n. Preying.] [OF. preier, preer, L. praedari, fr. praeda. See Prey, n.] To take booty; to gather spoil; to ravage; to take food by violence. [1913 Webster] More pity that the eagle should be mewed, While kites and buzzards prey at liberty. --Shak. [1913 Webster] To prey on or To prey upon. (a) To take prey from; to despoil; to pillage; to rob. --Shak. (b) To seize as prey; to take for food by violence; to seize and devour. --Shak. (c) To wear away gradually; to cause to waste or pine away; as, the trouble preyed upon his mind. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


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