Thesaurus > Related Words: raid

  Words related to raid

Related / Similar Words: foray, maraud, foray into, bust

 

Definition:
  • an attempt by speculators to defraud investors;
  • a sudden short attack;
  • search for something needed or desired; "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator";
  • enter someone else''s territory and take spoils; "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly";
  • take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock; "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies";
  • search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on; "The police raided the crack house";

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    Hyponyms: air raid, air attack, swoop, maraud

     

    Derivational Morphology: maraud, bust, foray, plunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, raider, freebooter

     

    Anagrams: Dari, arid

     

     
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