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Synonyms for raider
ˈreɪ dərraider

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  1. raidernoun

    One who engages in a raid; a plunderer.

    buccaneer, corsair, freebooter, pirate

  2. raidernoun

    A person who uncovers evidence of improper behavior within governmental or private organizations.

    muckraker, activist

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. raider

    A robber seeks to obtain the property of others by force or intimidation; a thief by stealth and secrecy. In early English thief was freely used in both senses, as in Shakespeare and the Authorized Version of the English Bible, which has "two thieves" (Matt. xxvii, 38), where the Revised Version more correctly substitutes "two robbers."

    bandit, brigand, buccaneer, burglar, depredator, despoiler, footpad, forager, freebooter, highwayman, marauder, pillager, pirate, plunderer, robber, thief

Princeton's WordNet

  1. plunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, raider, freebooternoun

    someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

    pamperer, spoiler, looter, plunderer, pillager, coddler, freebooter, despoiler, mollycoddler

  2. raidernoun

    a corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management

    pillager, freebooter, despoiler, spoiler, looter, plunderer

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  1. raidernoun


  2. raidernoun

    forager, BUMMER

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "raider":

    ryder, lora

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  1. Jon Gruden:

    Antonio is back today, were really excited about that and ready to move on. Hes had a lot of, obviously, time to think about things and were happy to have him back and I know Raider Nation is excited about that, too.

  2. Bas Steins Bischop:

    The sentiment of industry is turning against protection measures, boskalis is anything but a corporate raider.

  3. Bas Steins Bischop:

    The sentiment of industry is turning against protection measures, (But) Boskalis is anything but a corporate raider.

  4. Adam Roulston:

    Seeing the way that he does and seeing how he makes people feel better it's the best reward ever, officers and public safety personnel want to help people and Raider is a tool to help us do that.

  5. Volodymyr Knyr:

    If you’re a raider’s aider then you’re as well a raider.

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