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.
attack (part of speech: verb)
onslaught, fight, tirade, furor, sortie, assail, harry, battle, charge, lunge, invade, fury, attack, bombard, flay, slash, aggression, violence, war, storm, offense, spasm, foray, riot, invasion, combat, batter, hit, pound, scathe, warfare, violate, thrust, scorch, savage, rape, barrage, hammer, scarify, lash, assault, bombardment, outbreak, strike, bloodshed, trounce, siege, frenzy
- " At least I have the message which warned Brunell of your raid upon his shop. - "The Crevice", William John Burns and Isabel Ostrander.
- We don't raid our own planet or our own people. - "Space Viking", Henry Beam Piper.
- He looked on the raid as a bit of a failure, clearly. - "Letters from France", C. E. W. Bean.