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Foray vs. Raid

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  • Foray (noun)

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

  • Foray (noun)

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

  • Foray (verb)

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

  • Foray (verb)

    To pillage; to ravage.

  • Raid (noun)

    A quick hostile or predatory incursion or invasion in a battle.

  • Raid (noun)

    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"

  • Raid (noun)

    An attacking movement.

  • Raid (noun)

    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.

  • Raid (noun)

    A large group in a parties who team up to defeat a powerful enemy.

  • Raid (verb)

    To engage in a raid against.

    "The police raided the gambling den."

    "The soldiers raided the village and burned it down."

  • Raid (verb)

    To lure from another; to entice away from.

  • Raid (verb)

    To indulge oneself by taking from.

    "I raided the fridge for snacks."

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  • Foray (noun)

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

  • Foray

    To pillage; to ravage.

  • Raid (noun)

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

  • Raid (noun)

    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.

  • Raid

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

Webster Dictionary
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  • Foray (noun)

    a sudden short attack

  • Foray (noun)

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

    "scientists' forays into politics"

  • Foray (verb)

    steal goods; take as spoils;

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

  • Foray (verb)

    briefly enter enemy territory

  • Raid (noun)

    a sudden short attack

  • Raid (noun)

    an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

  • Raid (verb)

    search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on;

    "The police raided the crack house"

  • Raid (verb)

    enter someone else's territory and take spoils;

    "The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"

  • Raid (verb)

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

    "T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"

  • Raid (verb)

    search for something needed or desired;

    "Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"

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