Hunter vs. Prey

Hunter vs. Prey — Is There a Difference?
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Difference Between Hunter and Prey

Hunternoun

One who hunts game.

Preynoun

An animal hunted or caught by another for food

The leopard carried its prey into a tree.

Hunternoun

A dog bred or trained for use in hunting.

Preynoun

The collection of animals typically hunted and eaten by a predator

the acoustic location of prey by barn owls.

Hunternoun

A horse, typically a strong fast jumper, that has been bred or trained for use in hunting.

Preynoun

An object or victim of attack

ships that became the prey of pirates.
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Hunternoun

One who searches for or seeks something

a treasure hunter.

Preynoun

One that is subjected to or afflicted with something

was prey to depression.

Hunternoun

Hunter green.

Preynoun

One that is deceived or taken advantage of by another

easy prey for swindlers.

Hunternoun

One who hunts game for sport or for food; a huntsman or huntswoman.

Preynoun

The act or practice of preying.

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Hunternoun

A dog used in hunting.

Preynoun

Plunder; booty.

Hunternoun

A horse used in hunting, especially a thoroughbred, bred and trained for hunting.

Preyverb

To hunt, catch, or eat as prey

Owls prey on mice.

Hunternoun

One who hunts or seeks after anything.

The hunter becomes the hunted.a fortune hunter

Preyverb

To victimize or make a profit at someone else's expense

swindlers who prey upon the weak.

Hunternoun

A kind of spider, the huntsman or hunting spider.

Preyverb

To plunder or pillage

Vikings preying on coastal settlements.

Hunternoun

A pocket watch with a spring-hinged circular metal cover that closes over the dial and crystal, protecting them from dust and scratches.

Preyverb

To exert a baneful or injurious effect

Remorse preyed on his mind.

Hunternoun

someone who hunts game

Preynoun

(archaic) Anything, as goods, etc., taken or got by violence; anything taken by force from an enemy in war

Hunternoun

a person who searches for something;

a treasure hunter

Preynoun

That which is or may be seized by animals or birds to be devoured; hence, a person given up as a victim.

Hunternoun

a watch with a hinged metal lid to protect the crystal

Preynoun

A living thing that is eaten by another living thing.

The rabbit was eaten by the coyote, so the rabbit is the coyote's prey.

Preynoun

The act of devouring other creatures; ravage.

Preynoun

The victim of a disease.

Preyverb

(intransitive) To act as a predator.

Preynoun

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 muggerseveryone was fair gamethe target of a manhunt

Preynoun

animal hunted or caught for food

Preyverb

profit from in an exploitatory manner;

He feeds on her insecurity

Preyverb

prey on or hunt for;

These mammals predate certain eggs