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Adjective: raiding  rey-ding
  1. Characterized by plundering, pillaging or marauding
    "a raiding party";
    - marauding, predatory
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"

See also: offensive

Type of: arrogate, assail, assume, attack, encroach upon, intrude on, invade, obtrude upon, search, seize, take over, usurp

Encyclopedia: Raiding, Austria