Synonyms of victim in English:

victim


See definition of victim

noun

1‘a victim of violent crime’

SYNONYMS

sufferer, injured party, casualty, injured person, wounded person

dead person, fatality, loss

loser

ANTONYMS

attacker, assailant

2‘they intended me to be the victim of a confidence trick’

SYNONYMS

dupe, easy target, easy prey, fair game, sitting target, everybody's fool, stooge, gull, fool, Aunt Sally

target, prey, quarry, object, subject, recipient, focus

informal sitting duck, sucker, fall guy, pushover, soft touch, easy touch, chump, muggins, charlie

North American informal patsy, pigeon, sap, schlemiel, mark

Australian NZ informal dill

3‘he offered himself as a sacrificial victim’

SYNONYMS

sacrifice, offering, burnt offering, scapegoat


Phrases

    fall victim to

      ‘the girls had fallen victim to a flu epidemic’

      SYNONYMS

      fall ill with, be stricken with, become infected with, catch, develop, contract, pick up

      succumb to, be overcome by, be overwhelmed by

      informal

      come down with, go down with

      ANTONYMS

      resist