Origin of raid
OTHER WORDS FROM raidcoun·ter·raid, noun, verbun·raid·ed, adjective
How to use raid in a sentence
Eight days before her arrest, she had pulled off the most valuable art theft in history, leading an armed raid on Russborough House in County Wicklow, where Sir Alfred and Lady Clementine Beit lived with their renowned art collection.‘The Woman Who Stole Vermeer’ revisits the strange tale of a British heiress who became a notorious art thief|Katharine Weber|November 20, 2020|Washington Post
It was based on a play, The Trouble, co-written by James Dudley Sturrock, who as a former British intelligence officer had taken part in deadly raids on the IRA in a bloody period of attack and counterattack in 1920.The Banned Irish Revolution Film Starring a Real Soldier|Fiona Zublin|November 16, 2020|Ozy
These raids alone also led to the detention of hundreds of people and as many deportations.As Palantir goes public, consider its troubling human rights record|jakemeth|September 30, 2020|Fortune
Cameron’s version of events of the raid on March 13 both differs from and fills in the gaps of the story that has been pieced together in news reports over months.Protesters hit the streets for a second night after officers aren’t charged with killing Breonna Taylor|Fabiola Cineas|September 25, 2020|Vox
The plea agreement notes that Garmo lied to authorities and tipped off a cousin about a raid on an illegal cannabis dispensary.Morning Report: Sheriff’s Department Excused Captain’s Lawbreaking|Voice of San Diego|September 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The FBI raided his home in 2000 with an affidavit questioning his use of $200,000 from his white supremacist fundraising.
In the weeks following the Sept. 9, car bombing at the Iranian base, Iran raided a village in the Pakistani district of Chagai.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan|Umar Farooq|December 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Before preservationists could put a stop to it, he and other looters had raided and destroyed precious relics buried at the site.
Last month, six gay men were sentenced to two years of hard labor when their apartment was raided.
At about 10 p.m., a horde of Hungarian police officers raided the bar, demanding that everybody show their identification.American Racist Richard Spencer Gets to Play the Martyr in Hungary|James Kirchick|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I had forgotten to bring shells for my gun, and wanted to get some before we raided this warehouse.
They repeatedly raided their less warlike neighbours and committed wholesale thefts from the railway and telegraph lines.
The western frontiers were raided by the tory troops of Johnson and Butler and by our Indian allies.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
On the morning of the 15th August every place in which the National Volunteers had stored their arms was raided by the military.The Evolution of Sinn Fein|Robert Mitchell Henry
The fourth bottle had probably been broached by the time we raided the Commercial Association and flushed three steamship agents.Where the Pavement Ends|John Russell