Definition of be/fall prey to
- The deer fell prey to coyotes.
- Many people fell prey to disease.
- After the accident, she was prey to all kinds of anxieties.
- Some of his friends fell prey to drugs.
: to descend freely by the force of gravity
: to hang freely
: to drop oneself to a lower position
: the act of falling by the force of gravity
: a falling out, off, or away : dropping
: the season when leaves fall from trees : autumn
: of, relating to, or suitable for autumn
: spoil, booty
: an animal taken by a predator as food
: one that is helpless or unable to resist attack : victim
: to make raids for the sake of booty
: to seize and devour prey
: to commit violence or robbery or fraud
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