Definition of Raid

1. Noun. A sudden short attack.

Exact synonyms: Foray, Maraud
Specialized synonyms: Air Attack, Air Raid, Swoop
Generic synonyms: Incursion, Penetration
Derivative terms: Foray, Maraud



2. Verb. Search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on. "The police raided the crack house"
Exact synonyms: Bust
Generic synonyms: Assail, Attack

3. Noun. An attempt by speculators to defraud investors.

4. Verb. Enter someone else's territory and take spoils. "The customs agents raid the bags for drugs "; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"
Exact synonyms: Foray Into
Generic synonyms: Encroach Upon, Intrude On, Invade, Obtrude Upon
Specialized synonyms: Maraud
Derivative terms: Raider

5. Verb. Take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock. "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"
Generic synonyms: Arrogate, Assume, Seize, Take Over, Usurp
Derivative terms: Raider

6. Verb. Search for something needed or desired. "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"
Generic synonyms: Search

Definition of Raid

1. n. A hostile or predatory incursion; an inroad or incursion of mounted men; a sudden and rapid invasion by a cavalry force; a foray.

2. v. t. To make a raid upon or into; as, two regiments raided the border counties.

Definition of Raid

1. Acronym. (computing) A redundant array of inexpensive disks, or, less frequently restated as a redundant array of independent disks. ¹

2. Noun. A hostile or predatory incursion; an inroad or incursion of mounted men; a sudden and rapid invasion by a cavalry force; a foray. ¹

3. Noun. An attack or invasion for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering; as, a raid of the police upon a gambling house; a raid of contractors on the public treasury. ¹

4. Noun. (online gaming) A large group in a massively multiplayer online game, consisting of multiple parties who team up to defeat a powerful enemy. ¹

5. Noun. (sports) An attacking movement. ¹

6. Verb. To engage in a raid. ¹

7. Verb. To steal from; pillage ¹

8. Verb. To lure from another; to entice away from ¹

9. Verb. To indulge oneself by taking from ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Raid

1. to make a sudden assault on [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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