(noun, verb)


1. a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence

Similar word(s): prey, target

Definition categories: person, victim

2. a surface excavation for extracting stone or slate

- a British term for `quarry' is `stone pit'

Similar word(s): pit

Definition categories: man–made, excavation

3. animal hunted or caught for food

Similar word(s): prey

Definition categories: animal, beast, brute, creature, fauna


1. extract (something such as stones) from or as if from a quarry

- quarry marble

Definition categories: consumption, exploit, tap