What does predatory mean?

predatory in AZ Dictionary

(a) Living by preying on other organisms: a predatory mammal; a predatory insect.
(a) Of, associated with, or described as plundering, pillaging, or marauding.
(a) Living by or given to exploiting or destroying others for one's own gain.
Plundering; pillaging; living by rapine or preying.
Characterized by rapine; invested in plundering; dedicated to pillaging.
In zoology, habitually preying upon various other animals; carnivorous or insectivorous, as a mammal; rapacious or raptorial, as a bird; adephagous, as an insect.

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  • Synonym for "predatory"
    • plundering, pillaging, hungry, ravenous, carnivorous
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  • Equivalent for "predatory"
    • offensive, aggressive, acquisitive
  • Etymologically Related for "predatory"
    • predator, predaceous, predacious
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  • Same Context for "predatory"
    • ferocious, feral, aggressive, bloodthirsty, vicious
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