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raid

 
 
pronunciation:
reId
parts of speech:
noun, verb
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a sudden, surprise attack.
The soldiers went on a raid at dawn.
similar words:
invasion
definition 2: a surprise entry by police into private property to arrest someone or seize something.
The police planned a midnight raid of the robbery suspect's motel room.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: raids, raiding, raided
definition: to make a raid on.
The Vikings raided villages in England.The police raided the thief's hideout.
similar words:
ambush, assault, attack, bust, grab, invade, loot, occupy, plunder, sack
derivation: raider (n.)