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Synonyms of victim in English:


  • 1 a victim of crime
    sufferer, injured party, casualty;
    fatality, loss;
  • 2 the victim of a con game
    target, object, subject, focus, recipient, butt
  • 3 a born victim
    loser, prey, stooge, dupe, sucker, quarry, fool, fall guy, chump
    informal patsy, sap
  • 4 he offered himself as a victim
    sacrifice, offering, burnt offering, scapegoat
  • Phrases

    fall victim to
    they fell victim to the flu
    fall ill with, be stricken with, catch, develop, contract, pick up;
    succumb to
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