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Synonyms for RAID

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foray, raid, maraud(noun)

    a sudden short attack

    maraud, raid, foray

  2. raid(verb)

    an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

    maraud, foray

  3. raid, bust(verb)

    search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on

    "The police raided the crack house"

    tear, rupture, bust, wear, wear out, foray into, snap, raid, break, fall apart, burst

  4. foray into, raid(verb)

    enter someone else's territory and take spoils

    "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"

    foray into, raid, bust

  5. raid(verb)

    take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock

    "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"

    foray into, bust

  6. raid(verb)

    search for something needed or desired

    "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"

    foray into, bust


  1. raid(noun)

    foray, attack, incursion

  2. raid(noun)

    To engage in a raid.

    incursion, attack, foray

  3. raid(noun)

    To steal from; pillage

    attack, foray, incursion

  4. raid(noun)

    To lure from another; to entice away from

    attack, foray, incursion

  5. raid(verb)

    To indulge oneself by taking from

    attack, incursion, foray

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. raid(n.)

    invasion, inroad, foray, irruption, hostile incursion (especially of mounted men)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. raid(n)

    foray, incursion

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "raid":

    incursion, raids, attack, raiding, strike, descent

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  1. raid

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How to use RAID in a sentence?

  1. Nita Lowey:

    It is profoundly disturbing that their answer now is to raid money Congress has designated for other critical public health priorities.

  2. David Goldwyn:

    Fixing the SPR is job one, because it doesn't do any good unless you are able to use it, but it was disappointing to see ... there was no hint that would be the limit of the raid on the reserve.

  3. Chris Scott:

    The images of neighborhoods across Europe reduced to rubble due to wartime air raids are a lasting reminder of the destruction that can be caused by man-made explosions, but the impact of these bombs way up in the Earth's atmosphere has never been realized until now. It is astonishing to see how the ripples caused by man-made explosions can affect the edge of space. Each raid released the energy of at least 300 lightning strikes. The sheer power involved has allowed us to quantify how events on the Earth's surface can also affect the ionosphere.

  4. Carl Mueller:

    She was held in many prisons, she was held in solitary confinement. She was tortured. She was intimidated. She was ultimately raped by al-Baghdadi himself. The Obama administration was criticized over a reported 2015 rescue mission that targetedfour prisoners heldat a makeshift ISIS prison. By the time U.S. commandos stormed the compound, the hostages were already gone. Some relatives and people who worked on the raid blamed the White House for not acting swiftly enough on giving the mission a green light. Specific intelligence had emerged in late Mayproviding officials with the hostages likely location -- including a building, sources told Fox News at the time. The intelligence was described as being.

  5. Lindsey Graham:

    I don't know. He's denied some of these comments, he's a military officer, he's a doctor who was involved in the raid to capture Saddam Hussein, so he has a fine military record. I know him casually. This is why we have hearings. I want to make sure he's the right man to lead the Army.

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