a light, fast warship, aircraft, etc., used in such a raid.
a person who seizes control of a company, as by secretly buying stock and gathering proxies.
Informal. a person who works within an organization for the purpose of gathering evidence of wrongdoing.
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How to use raider in a sentence
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Icahn never liked—actually viscerally hated—the term corporate raider.
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Fearing more repressions, more raider takeovers of business, worse state corruption, people lose their optimism.
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"Boy Scouts of the Sea," watch us do our partIf a raider or a sub.With the Colors | Everard Jack Appleton
Entering, we found another whisky raid in progress, Slavin himself being the raider.Black Rock | Ralph Connor
Yes, he was accused of violating the rules of war as a guerilla raider in the invasion of Pennsylvania.The Clansman | Thomas Dixon
For a few seconds the German raider continued to roar eastward.Dave Dawson with the R.A.F | R. Sidney Bowen