prey noun

ADJ. easy Teenagers are easy prey for unscrupulous drug dealers. | ideal

VERB + PREY chase, hunt for, look for, pursue, stalk | capture, pounce on a cat pouncing on its prey | kill

PREP. ~ for The young deer are ideal prey for the leopard. | ~ to (figurative) She was prey to all kinds of conflicting emotions.

PHRASES a beast/bird of prey, be/fall prey to sth (figurative) The new government has fallen prey to corruption and fraud.