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Synonyms for raid

Noun

1. foray, raid, maraud, penetration, incursion
usage: a sudden short attack
2. raid, embezzlement, peculation, defalcation, misapplication, misappropriation
usage: an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

Verb

1. raid, bust, attack, assail
usage: search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house"
2. foray into, raid, intrude on, invade, obtrude upon, encroach upon
usage: enter someone else's territory and take spoils; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"
3. raid, assume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogate
usage: take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock; "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"
4. raid, search
usage: search for something needed or desired; "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"
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