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prey 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/prā/,
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An animal that is hunted and killed by another for food,
  1. Hunt and kill for food
    • - small birds that prey on insect pests
  2. Take advantage of; exploit or injure
    • - this is a mean type of theft by ruthless people preying on the elderly
  3. Cause constant trouble and distress to
    • - the problem had begun to prey on my mind
Noun
  1. An animal that is hunted and killed by another for food
    • - the kestrel is ready to pounce on unsuspecting prey
  2. A person or thing easily injured or taken advantage of
    • - he was easy prey for the two con men
  3. A person who is vulnerable to distressing emotions or beliefs
    • - the settlers become prey to nameless fears
  4. Plunder or (in biblical use) a prize


  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"
  2. profit from in an exploitatory manner; "He feeds on her insecurity"
  3. animal hunted or caught for food
  4. raven: prey on or hunt for; "These mammals predate certain eggs"
  5. In ecology, predation describes a biological interaction where a predator (an organism that is hunting) feeds on its prey (the organism that is attacked).Begon, M., Townsend, C., Harper, J. (1996). '''' (Third edition). Blackwell Science, London. ...
  6. Prey is a 2007 horror thriller film based on a screenplay from Jeff Wadlow, Beau Bauman and was co-written and directed by Darrell Roodt , the film stars Bridget Moynahan, Peter Weller and Carly Schroeder.
  7. Prey is a 2009 Australian supernatural horror film directed by George T. Miller , written by Miller and John V. Soto, and starring former Neighbours actress and Rogue Traders lead singer Natalie Bassingthwaighte , and American Jesse Johnson. ...
  8. Prey is the eighth studio album by Swedish Gothic metal band Tiamat. It was released in 2003 on Century Media Records. Besides CD and Vinyl LP it also has a Limited Digipack edition which contains 2 video tracks, 'Cain' & 'The Making Of' along with exclusive wallpapers & screensavers.
  9. Prey is a novel by Michael Crichton based on a nano-robotic threat to human-kind, first published in hardcover in November 2002 and as a paperback in November 2003 by HarperCollins. ...
  10. Prey is a free and open source laptop tracking software developed by Fork, that helps recover computers by tracing their location through the remote retrieval of information. ...
  11. Anything, as goods, etc., taken or got by violence; anything taken by force from an enemy in war; spoil; booty; plunder; That which is or may be seized by animals or birds to be devoured; hence, a person given up as a victim; A living thing that is eaten by another living thing; To victimize, ...
  12. (Preying) Applied to any beast or bird of prey when represented standing on and in a proper position for devouring its prey.
  13. Any insect or animal intended to be your spider's next meal.
  14. A species being fed upon by other species. The species eating the other is the predator.
  15. An animal's prey, is the animal being hunted. So if a tiger is hunting a wild boar, the wild boar is the tiger's prey.
  16. Noun: An animalAny living thing that is not a plant. Most animals can move about freely. All use plants or other animals as food. All have sensory organs. that is hunted as food by another animalAny living thing that is not a plant. Most animals can move about freely. ...
  17. future (1998?) 3drealms game. see 3d games
  18. An animal that is eaten by another animal for food.
  19. animals that are killed and eaten by other animals
  20. In a feeding relationship, the organism that is killed and eaten by another.
  21. Any animal taken by a predator as food. Prey for the larger cats ranges anywhere from 65-2,000 lbs which typically includes wild boars, cattle and several species of deer. Hares (a type of rabbit) comprise much of the Lynx diet and weigh significantly less.
  22. Animals killed and eaten by predators. Typical peregrine prey includes pigeons, starlings, blackbirds, ducks, flickers, and doves.
  23. organism that’s captured and serves as a source of food for an organism of another species (the predator)
  24. The insect on which a predator feeds.
  25. (2005), line producer; director: Curtis Radclyffe