verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of raid
Examples from the Web for raided
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.
According to the Amnesty report, a Special Forces unit had raided the house on February 12, 2010.Obama's Pentagon Covered Up War Crimes in Afghanistan, Says Amnesty International|Nico Hines, Sami Yousafzai|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In May, the Vostok (“East”) Battalion, another separatist militia, raided and temporarily seized the headquarters of the DPR.
Agents tell me that in clandestine labs that they have raided, they have found copies.The Week in Death: Alexander Shulgrin, Who Synthesized the Drug Ecstasy|The Telegraph|June 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
April 20th, Salina was raided, two men killed, and two hundred head of stock taken.Forty Years Among the Indians|Daniel W. Jones
The two boys did a greater day's work than they could comprehend when they raided the dens by the river's side.The Story of Ab|Stanley Waterloo
With scissors in hand she raided the flower-beds for lady-slippers and clove-geranium with which to adorn the table.My Actor-Husband|Anonymous
Then they raided the clothing store, and abused the Hebrew owner until he reduced the price.The Mascot of Sweet Briar Gulch|Henry Wallace Phillips
Here he raided a corps of partisan cavalry, composed chiefly of loyal planters.The Loyalists of Massachusetts|James H. Stark
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."