Synonyms for raid

Synonyms for (noun) raid

Synonyms: raid

Definition: an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

Similar words: embezzlement, peculation, misapplication, misappropriation, defalcation

Definition: the fraudulent appropriation of funds or property entrusted to your care but actually owned by someone else

Synonyms: raid, foray, maraud

Definition: a sudden short attack

Similar words: incursion, penetration

Definition: an attack that penetrates into enemy territory

Synonyms for (verb) raid

Synonyms: raid

Definition: search for something needed or desired

Usage: Our babysitter raided our refrigerator

Similar words: search

Definition: subject to a search

Usage: The police searched the suspect; We searched the whole house for the missing keys

Synonyms: foray into, raid

Definition: enter someone else's territory and take spoils

Usage: The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly

Similar words: obtrude upon, intrude on, invade, encroach upon

Definition: to intrude upon, infringe, encroach on, violate

Usage: This new colleague invades my territory; The neighbors intrude on your privacy

Synonyms: raid

Definition: take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock

Usage: T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies

Similar words: take over, seize, usurp, assume, arrogate

Definition: seize and take control without authority and possibly with force; take as one's right or possession

Usage: He assumed to himself the right to fill all positions in the town; he usurped my rights; She seized control of the throne after her husband died

Synonyms: raid, bust

Definition: search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on

Usage: The police raided the crack house

Similar words: assail, attack

Definition: launch an attack or assault on; begin hostilities or start warfare with

Usage: Hitler attacked Poland on September 1, 1939 and started World War II; Serbian forces assailed Bosnian towns all week

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