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  1. a person or thing that raids.

  2. a commando, ranger, or the like, specially trained to participate in military raids.

  1. a light, fast warship, aircraft, etc., used in such a raid.

  2. a person who seizes control of a company, as by secretly buying stock and gathering proxies.

  3. Informal. a person who works within an organization for the purpose of gathering evidence of wrongdoing.

Origin of raider

First recorded in 1860–65; raid + -er1

Words Nearby raider Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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