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Riot vs. Raid

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Riotnoun

Wanton or unrestrained behavior; uproar; tumult.

Raidnoun

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

Riotnoun

The tumultuous disturbance of the public peace by an unlawful assembly of three or more persons in the execution of some private object.

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’;

Riotnoun

A wide and unconstrained variety.

Raidnoun

(sports) An attacking movement.

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Riotnoun

(obsolete) Excessive and expensive feasting; wild and loose festivity; revelry.

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.

Riotverb

To create or take part in a riot; to raise an uproar or sedition.

‘The nuclear protesters rioted outside the military base.’;

Raidnoun

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

Riotverb

(obsolete) To act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of luxury, feasting, etc.

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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Riotnoun

Wanton or unrestrained behavior; uproar; tumult.

‘His headstrong riot hath no curb.’;

Raidverb

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

Riotnoun

Excessive and exxpensive feasting; wild and loose festivity; revelry.

‘Venus loveth riot and dispense.’; ‘The lamb thy riot dooms to bleed to-day.’;

Raidverb

(transitive) To indulge oneself by taking from.

‘I raided the fridge for snacks.’;

Riotnoun

The tumultuous disturbance of the public peace by an unlawful assembly of three or more persons in the execution of some private object.

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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Riotverb

To engage in riot; to act in an unrestrained or wanton manner; to indulge in excess of luxury, feasting, or the like; to revel; to run riot; to go to excess.

‘Now he exact of all, wastes in delight,Riots in pleasure, and neglects the law.’; ‘No pulse that riots, and no blood that glows.’;

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.

Riotverb

To disturb the peace; to raise an uproar or sedition. See Riot, n., 3.

Raidverb

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

Riotverb

To spend or pass in riot.

‘[He] had rioted his life out.’;

Raidnoun

a sudden short attack

Riotnoun

a public act of violence by an unruly mob

Raidnoun

an attempt by speculators to defraud investors

Riotnoun

a state of disorder involving group violence

Raidverb

search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on;

‘The police raided the crack house’;

Riotnoun

a joke that seems extremely funny

Raidverb

enter someone else's territory and take spoils;

‘The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly’;

Riotnoun

a wild gathering involving excessive drinking and promiscuity

Raidverb

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

‘T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies’;

Riotverb

take part in a riot; disturb the public peace by engaging in a riot;

‘Students were rioting everywhere in 1968’;

Raidverb

search for something needed or desired;

‘Our babysitter raided our refrigerator’;

Riotverb

engage in boisterous, drunken merry-making;

‘They were out carousing last night’;

Riot

A riot () is a form of civil disorder commonly characterized by a group lashing out in a violent public disturbance against authority, property, or people. Riots typically involve destruction of property, public or private.

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