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Foray vs. Raid

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Foraynoun

A sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare; hence, any irregular incursion for war or spoils; a raid.

Raidnoun

(military) A quick hostile or predatory incursion or invasion in a battle.

Foraynoun

A brief excursion or attempt, especially outside one's accustomed sphere.

Raidnoun

An attack or invasion for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering

‘a police raid of a narcotics factory’; ‘a raid of contractors on the public treasury’;

Forayverb

(transitive) To scour (an area or place) for food, treasure, booty etc.

Raidnoun

(sports) An attacking movement.

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Forayverb

(intransitive) To pillage; to ravage.

Raidnoun

(Internet) An activity initiated at or towards the end of a live broadcast by the broadcaster that sends its viewers to a different broadcast, primarily intended to boost the viewership of the receiving broadcaster. This is frequently accompanied by a message in the form of a hashtag that is posted in the broadcast's chat by the viewers.

Foraynoun

A sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare; hence, any irregular incursion for war or spoils; a raid.

‘The huge Earl Doorm, . . . Bound on a foray, rolling eyes of prey.’;

Raidnoun

(online gaming) A large group in a massively multiplayer online game, consisting of multiple parties who team up to defeat a powerful enemy.

Forayverb

To pillage; to ravage.

‘He might foray our lands.’;

Raidverb

(transitive) To engage in a raid against.

‘The police raided the gambling den.’; ‘The soldiers raided the village and burned it down.’;

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Foraynoun

a sudden short attack

Raidverb

(transitive) To lure from another; to entice away from.

Foraynoun

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

‘scientists' forays into politics’;

Raidverb

(transitive) To indulge oneself by taking from.

‘I raided the fridge for snacks.’;

Forayverb

steal goods; take as spoils;

‘During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners’;

Raidnoun

A hostile or predatory incursion; an inroad or incursion of mounted men; a sudden and rapid invasion by a cavalry force; a foray.

‘Marauding chief! his sole delightThe moonlight raid, the morning fight.’; ‘There are permanent conquests, temporary occupations, and occasional raids.’;

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Forayverb

briefly enter enemy territory

Raidnoun

An attack or invasion for the purpose of making arrests, seizing property, or plundering; as, a raid of the police upon a gambling house; a raid of contractors on the public treasury.

Foray

A foray (Polish: zajazd, Belarusian: наезд, Ukrainian: наїзд) was a traditional method of law enforcement in Grand Duchy of Lithuania and Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. In view of the weakness of the executive in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, it was used by members of the szlachta to defend their rights.

Raidverb

To make a raid upon or into; as, two regiments raided the border counties.

Raidnoun

a sudden short attack

Raidnoun

an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

Raidverb

search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on;

‘The police raided the crack house’;

Raidverb

enter someone else's territory and take spoils;

‘The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly’;

Raidverb

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

‘T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies’;

Raidverb

search for something needed or desired;

‘Our babysitter raided our refrigerator’;

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