HyperDic: raider

English > 2 senses of the word raider:
NOUNperson raider, plunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, freebootersomeone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
groupraidera corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management
raider > pronunciation
Soundsrey'der
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English > raider: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war).
Synonymsplunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, freebooter
Categorywar, warfareThe waging of armed conflict against an enemy / enemy
Narrowerpirate, buccaneer, sea robber, sea roversomeone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
Broaderthief, stealerA criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
Spanishasaltante, filibustero, saqueador
Catalanassaltant, saquejador
Verbsraidenter someone else's territory and take spoils
English > raider: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningA corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management.
Broadercorporate investorA company that invests in (acquires control of) other companies
Spanishespeculador, tiburón
Verbsraidtake over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock

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