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Definition of 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.

Synonyms:

foray, inroad, arrest, maraud, seizure, tear, break, incursion, wear, burst, sweep, rupture, wear out, fall apart, roundup, enter, overrun, snap, capture, foray into, bust.

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