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Raid vs. Waid

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Raidnoun

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

Waidadjective

(obsolete) Oppressed with weight; crushed; weighed down.

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’;

Waidadjective

Oppressed with weight; crushed; weighed down.

Raidnoun

(sports) An attacking movement.

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.

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Raidnoun

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

Raidverb

(transitive) To engage in a raid against.

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

Raidverb

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

Raidverb

(transitive) To indulge oneself by taking from.

‘I raided the fridge for snacks.’;

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.’;

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.

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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’;

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Raidverb

search for something needed or desired;

‘Our babysitter raided our refrigerator’;

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