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