"raids" in the noun sense
1. foray, raid, maraud
a sudden short attack
an attempt by speculators to defraud investors
"raids" in the verb sense
1. raid, bust
search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on
"The police raided the crack house"
2. foray into, raid
enter someone else's territory and take spoils
"The pirates raided the coastal villages regularly"
take over (a company) by buying a controlling interest of its stock
"T. Boone Pickens raided many large companies"
search for something needed or desired
"Our babysitter raided our refrigerator"
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