Associations to the word «Raid»
RAID, noun. A hostile or predatory incursion; an inroad or incursion of mounted men; a sudden and rapid invasion by a cavalry force; a foray.
RAID, noun. An attack or invasion for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering; as, a raid of the police upon a gambling house; a raid of contractors on the public treasury.
RAID, noun. (online gaming) A large group in a massively multiplayer online game, consisting of multiple parties who team up to defeat a powerful enemy.
RAID, noun. (sports) An attacking movement.
RAID, verb. To engage in a raid.
RAID, verb. To steal from; pillage
RAID, verb. To lure from another; to entice away from
RAID, verb. To indulge oneself by taking from
RAID, acronym. (computing) A redundant array of inexpensive disks, or, less frequently restated as a redundant array of independent disks.
RAID, noun. A sudden short attack.
RAID, noun. An attempt by speculators to defraud investors.
RAID, verb. Search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house".
RAID, verb. Enter someone else's territory and take spoils; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly".
RAID, verb. Take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock; "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies".
RAID, verb. Search for something needed or desired; "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator".
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