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Synonyms for foray
ˈfɔr eɪ, ˈfɒr eɪfor·ay

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  1. foray

    Synonyms:
    raid, sally, inroad, dragonade, escapade

    Antonyms:
    flight, retreat, recall, decampment, stampede

Princeton's WordNet

  1. foray, raid, maraudnoun

    a sudden short attack

    Synonyms:
    maraud, raid

  2. forayverb

    an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)

    "scientists' forays into politics"

    Synonyms:
    maraud, raid

  3. plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, forayverb

    steal goods; take as spoils

    "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"

    Synonyms:
    comb, disrobe, spoil, clean, discase, leach, rape, divest, violate, sack, dismantle, strip, unclothe, undress, reave, rifle, denude, uncase, denudate, strip down, despoil, go, ransack, loot, deprive, peel, plunder, bare, pillage, disinvest

  4. forayverb

    briefly enter enemy territory

    Synonyms:
    rifle, ransack, loot, despoil, strip, pillage, reave, plunder

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. foraynoun

    Synonyms:
    [Written also Forray.] inroad, irruption, raid, piratical invasion, hostile incursion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. foraynoun

    Synonyms:
    raid

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "foray":

    incursion

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How to use foray in a sentence?

  1. Brooke Shields:

    [ My mom ] was like, ‘ Do you want to put on these jeans and do a commercial ? ’ it was going to be [ a lot of ] wordplay, or historical and literary references. There was a real intellectual spin on how they were going to produce [ the ads ]. Nobody was allowed on set. Because it was Avedon’s first foray into the commercial world. I think he was pretty nervous. Stakes were pretty high and I think there was a lot of pressure. We did multiple, multiple takes of everything.

  2. Chuck Carlson:

    The market has gotten reasonably comfortably numb to this tariff stuff, they are becoming more accustomed to this being a first foray and negotiating tool.

  3. Lou Eccleston:

    Cattle is for us simply the first foray into what we think is a pretty long list of opportunities.

  4. Photographer Landon Nordeman:

    Photographing rituals of celebration has always intrigued me -- whether it be worlds of fashion, art, or sports -- but the last three days were my first foray into the political scene, i loved it! The juxtaposition of two American traditions -- the political race and the state fair -- provided ample opportunity for me to make photographs that express my point of view.

  5. Brian Kessens:

    Something tells me this isn't going to be the last foray between these companies.


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