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Synonyms for raid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. foray, raid, maraud(noun)

    a sudden short attack

    maraud, 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, 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, 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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How to use raid in a sentence?

  1. Sohrab Qaderi:

    It seems that clashes happened between Afghan and foreign forces during a raid or maybe there was a tactical mistake.

  2. Kuala Lumpur:

    You cannot call it a raid.

  3. Jerrold Mundis:

    I am years gone from my family and miles away ... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns.

  4. Nita Lowey:

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

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    Nancy Pelosi SLAMS CALIFORNIA ICE RAID AS' UNJUST AND CRUEL' AMID OUTCRY OVER MAYOR'S TIPOFF TO IMMIGRANTS The people of California will not be bowed by the Trump administration's brazen aggression and intimidation tactics, californians will continue to proudly keep our doors open to the immigrants who make America more American. We will fight this sham lawsuit and will fight all cowardly attacks on our immigrant communities. But in his remarks, Attorney General Jeff Sessions appeared to be happy to fight, promising that the administration will win the fight and protect law enforcement in doing their jobs.

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