Synonyms for foray

Synonyms for (noun) foray

Synonyms: foray

Definition: an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)

Usage: scientists' forays into politics

Similar words: endeavor, endeavour, effort, try, attempt

Definition: earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something

Usage: made an effort to cover all the reading material; wished him luck in his endeavor; she gave it a good try


Synonyms: raid, foray, maraud

Definition: a sudden short attack

Similar words: incursion, penetration

Definition: an attack that penetrates into enemy territory

Synonyms for (verb) foray

Synonyms: foray

Definition: briefly enter enemy territory

Similar words: penetrate, perforate

Definition: pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance

Usage: The bullet penetrated her chest


Synonyms: rifle, ransack, reave, plunder, pillage, despoil, foray, loot, strip

Definition: steal goods; take as spoils

Usage: During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners

Similar words: take

Definition: take by force

Usage: Hitler took the Baltic Republics; The army took the fort on the hill