verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of raid
Examples from the Web for raid
The last time there was a raid of this scale was in 2001, when 52 men were arrested on Queen Boat, a floating disco on the Nile.Sisi Is Persecuting, Prosecuting, and Publicly Shaming Egypt’s Gays|Bel Trew|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A 2008 Pakistani raid near Turbat turned up Abdolhamid Rigi, the brother of Abdelmalek Rigi.
Back in Iran, he once got word that the Iranians were going to raid a village where his men were stationed.
No wonder somebody using North Korean code staged a raid on Sony Pictures.Sony Blames North Korea for Hacking, but Washington Left Them Completely Vulnerable|Gordon G. Chang|December 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In northern Sinai in October the group killed 31 soldiers during a raid on an army checkpoint.ISIS Wannabes Claim They Killed an American in Egypt|Jamie Dettmer|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A raid was made into Media, some of its cities being taken and their inhabitants deported.
The first we learned of it was in the newspapers after the raid.My Adventures with Your Money|George Graham Rice
Issues of a social import as great as a raid against dancing have been raised ere now.The Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce, Volume 8|Ambrose Bierce
Eli Crump had not been seen in Hazlan since the night of the Marcum raid.The Last Stetson|John Fox Jr.
Ruth was glad that she felt less panic in this second raid than before.Ruth Fielding In the Red Cross|Alice B. Emerson
Word Origin for raid
early 15c., "mounted military expedition," Scottish and northern English form of rade "a riding, journey," from Old English rad "a riding, ride, expedition, journey; raid," (see road). The word died out by 17c., but was revived by Scott ("The Lay of the Last Minstrel," 1805), ("Rob Roy," 1818), with extended sense of "attack, foray."