HyperDic: raid

English > 6 senses of the word raid:
VERBsocialraid, bustsearch without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on
motionraid, foray intoenter someone else's territory and take spoils
possessionraidtake over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock
contactraidsearch for something needed or desired
NOUNactraid, foray, marauda sudden short attack
actraidan attempt by speculators to defraud investors
raid > pronunciation
Soundsrey'd
Rhymesaccolade ... wade / Wade: 90 rhymes with eyd...
English > raid: 6 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA sudden short attack.
Synonymsforay, maraud
Narrowerair raid, air attackAn attack by armed planes on a surface target
swoopA very rapid raid
Broaderpenetration, incursionAn attack that penetrates into enemy territory
Spanishcorrería, incursión
Catalanincursió, irrupció, ràtzia
Verbsraidsearch without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on
English > raid: 6 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn attempt by speculators to defraud investors.
Broaderembezzlement, peculation, defalcation, misapplication, misappropriationThe fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else
Spanishintento de estafa
Verbsraidtake over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock
English > raid: 6 senses > verb 1, social
MeaningSearch without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"The police raided the crack house"
Synonymbust
Broaderattack, assaillaunch an attack or assault on
Spanishatacar por sorpresa
Catalanfer una batuda, saquejar
Nounsraida sudden short attack
English > raid: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
MeaningEnter someone else's territory and take spoils.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThe customs agents raid the bags for drugs
Example"The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"
Synonymforay into
Narrowermaraudraid and rove in search of booty
Broaderintrude on, invade, obtrude upon, encroach uponTo intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate
Spanishasaltar
Catalanenvair, fer una batuda
Nounsraidersomeone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
English > raid: 6 senses > verb 3, possession
Meaningtake over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"
Broaderassume, usurp, seize, take over, arrogateseize and take control without authority and possibly with force
Nounsraidan attempt by speculators to defraud investors
raidera corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management
English > raid: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
Meaningsearch for something needed or desired.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"
Broadersearchsubject to a search
Spanishasaltar

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