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Definition of Raid

Raid

  1. A hostile or predatory incursion; an inroad or incursion of mounted men; a sudden and rapid invasion by a cavalry force; a foray.
  2. 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.
  3. To make a raid upon or into; as, two regiments raided the border counties.

Raid Quotations

The next few years are going to be horrendous in the UK. The last thing we need is a Somali pirate-style raid on the few wealth creators who still dare to navigate Britain's gale-force waters.
Andrew Lloyd Webber

Since I travel so much, it's always great to be home. There's nothing like getting to raid my own refrigerator at two in the morning.
Amy Grant

Latins for Republicans - it's like roaches for Raid.
John Leguizamo

Every time we had a raid, I'd get a boyfriend out of it.
Cynthia Payne

Why do otherwise sane, competent, strong men, men who can wrestle bears or raid corporations, shrink away in horror at the thought of washing a dish or changing a diaper?
Frank Pittman
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Raid Translations

raid in French is rafle, raid, embuscade
raid in Italian is razzia, aggressione
raid in Latin is incursio
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