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Noun
A rapid surprise attack on an enemy by troops, aircraft, or other armed forces
“Inside the paper's leader likened the attack to the Japanese raid on Pearl Harbour.”
Noun
A rapid surprise attack to commit a crime, especially to steal from business premises
“Two of the accused are also charged with using weapons stolen in the raid to attack a brewery.”
Noun
A surprise visit by police to arrest suspects or seize illicit goods
“A substantial quantity of suspected class A and class C drugs have been seized by police in a raid on a house in Orkney.”
Verb
To enter for conquest or plunder
“The guerrillas raided banks and destroyed a police barracks.”
Verb
Conduct a raid on
“He had nightmares every time he helped raid a village.”
Verb
To engage in a raid
Verb
To engage in a raid
“Fraud squad officers raided the firm's offices.”
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