a person harmed, injured, or killed as a result of a crime, accident, or other event or action.
synonyms: sufferer, injured party, casualty; More
a person who is tricked or duped.
"the victim of a hoax"
synonyms: loser, prey, stooge, dupe, sucker, quarry, fool, fall guy, chump; More
a living creature killed as a religious sacrifice.
synonyms: sacrifice, offering, burnt offering, scapegoat
"he offered himself as a victim"