Thesaurus

victim


victim

noun

Definition of VICTIM

1
a person or thing harmed, lost, or destroyed <helped the victims of the fire>
Synonyms fatality, loss, prey, victim
2
a person or thing that is the object of abuse, criticism, or ridicule <the victim of schoolyard teasing>
3
something offered to a god <the Aztecs are believed to have sacrificed thousands of victims annually to the sun>

March 02, 2015
chatoyant Hear it
Having a changeable luster or color
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears