Predatory vs Enemy - What's the difference?

predatory | enemy |


As adjectives the difference between predatory and enemy

is that predatory is of, or relating to a predator while enemy is of, relating to, or belonging to an enemy.

As a noun enemy is

someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else.

predatory

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Alternative forms

* (archaic)

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of, or relating to a predator.
  • Living by preying on other living animals.
  • (figuratively) Exploiting or victimizing others for personal gain.
  • Derived terms

    * predatory pricing

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    enemy

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia enemy) (enemies)
  • Someone who is hostile to, feels hatred towards, opposes the interests of, or intends injury to someone else.
  • He made a lot of enemies after reducing the working hours in his department.
    Crush the enemy !
  • A hostile force or nation; a fighting member of such a force or nation.
  • rally together against a common enemy .
  • An alliance of such forces.
  • Something harmful or threatening to another
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  • The very thing the 16 skiers and snowboarders had sought — fresh, soft snow — instantly became the enemy . Somewhere above, a pristine meadow cracked in the shape of a lightning bolt, slicing a slab nearly 200 feet across and 3 feet deep. Gravity did the rest.

    Synonyms

    * foe * unfriend * adversary * nemesis * backfriend

    Antonyms

    * ally * friend

    Derived terms

    {{der3, archenemy , enemydom , enemyful , enemyhood , enemyish , enemyless , enemylike , enemyness , enemyship , enemywise}}

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • of, relating to, or belonging to an enemy
  • See also

    * nemesis

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