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Verb: raid  reyd
  1. Search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on
    "The police raided the crack house";
    - bust
     
  2. Enter someone else's territory and take spoils
    "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly";
    - foray into
     
  3. Take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock
    "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"
     
  4. Search for something needed or desired
    "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"
Noun: raid  reyd
  1. A sudden short attack
    - foray, maraud
     
  2. An attempt by speculators to defraud investors

Sounds like: radicals, rad, raid

Derived forms: raids, raiding, raided

Type of: arrogate, assail, assume, attack, defalcation, embezzlement, encroach upon, incursion, intrude on, invade, misapplication, misappropriation, obtrude upon, peculation, penetration, search, seize, take over, usurp

Encyclopedia: Raid