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Definitions of raid:
  • noun:   an attempt by speculators to defraud investors
  • noun:   a sudden short attack
  • verb:   take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock
    Example: "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"
  • verb:   search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on
    Example: "The police raided the crack house"
  • verb:   search for something needed or desired
    Example: "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"
  • verb:   enter someone else's territory and take spoils
    Example: "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"
  • name:  A surname (very rare: popularity rank in the U.S.: #34930)

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