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Synonyms for foray
ˈfɔr eɪ, ˈfɒr eɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foray, raid, maraud(noun)

    a sudden short attack

    Synonyms:
    maraud, raid

  2. foray(verb)

    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, foray(verb)

    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. foray(verb)

    briefly enter enemy territory

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. foray

    Synonyms:
    raid, sally, inroad, dragonade, escapade

    Antonyms:
    flight, retreat, recall, decampment, stampede

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. foray(n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. foray(n)

    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. Rob Berschinski:

    Secretary Pompeo's speech today on the' Commission on the Unalienable Rights' loosely clothed a foray into the culture wars under the seal of the US State Department, secretary Pompeo need to ground the relationship between citizens and their government in religious terms is both antiquated and alarming. Secretary Pompeo insistence on bashing major American news organizations during a speech about America's foundational principles is cynical, if in keeping with the views of President Donald Trump.

  2. Brian Kessens:

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

  3. Acting Attorney General John Hoffman:

    For many consumers, a trip to the automotive parts store can be a confusing foray into unfamiliar territory, when retailers are not transparent and accurate in their pricing, consumers suffer.

  4. 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.

  5. Lou Eccleston:

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


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