Synonyms of victim in English:

victim


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noun

1‘a victim of violent crime’

SYNONYMS
sufferer, injured party, casualty, injured person, wounded person
dead person, fatality, loss
loser
ANTONYMS

attacker, assailant

2‘they intended me to be the victim of a confidence trick’

SYNONYMS
dupe, easy target, easy prey, fair game, sitting target, everybody's fool, stooge, gull, fool, Aunt Sally
target, prey, quarry, object, subject, recipient, focus
informal sitting duck, sucker, fall guy, pushover, soft touch, easy touch, chump, muggins, charlie
North American informal patsy, pigeon, sap, schlemiel, mark
Australian, New Zealand informal dill

3‘he offered himself as a sacrificial victim’

SYNONYMS
sacrifice, offering, burnt offering, scapegoat

Phrases

    fall victim to

    ‘the girls had fallen victim to a flu epidemic’


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

    resist