Predation meaning

prĭ-dā'shən
Predation is the act of plundering, or the act of catching prey to live.

An example of predation is an animal eyeing its next kill for supper.

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The capturing of prey for food.
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The act of robbing, victimizing, or exploiting others.
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The act of plundering or preying.
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Act of predating.
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The method of existence of predatory animals.
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Origin of predation

Middle English predacion plundering from Latin praedātiō praedātiōn- from praedātus past participle of praedārī to plunder predatory