Synonyms of prey in English:

prey


See definition of prey

noun

1‘lions tend to kill prey their own size’

SYNONYMS
quarry, game, kill
ANTONYMS

predator, hunter

2‘an opposing Counsel will find you easy prey in his cross-examination’

SYNONYMS
victim, target, dupe, fool, innocent, gull
informal sucker, easy touch, soft touch, pushover, chump
British informal muggins, charlie
North American informal patsy, sap, schlemiel, pigeon, mark
Australian, New Zealand informal dill
British informal, dated juggins

Phrases

    be prey to

    ‘Paris was prey to yet another cholera epidemic’


    SYNONYMS
    succumb to, be overcome by, be overwhelmed by
    be stricken with, fall victim to, fall ill with, become infected with, catch, develop, contract, pick up
    informal come down with, go down with