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Topic: MILITARY


raid

2 verb
     
raid2 [transitive]
1SCP if police raid a place, they make a surprise visit to search for something illegal:
Police found weapons when they raided his home.
2PM to make a sudden military attack on a place:
air bases on the mainland from which the island could be raided
raiding party (=a group taking part in an attack)
3 to go into a place and steal things:
The gang raided three homes in the area.
4 to go to a place that has supplies of food or drink and take some because you are hungry:
Peter went into the kitchen to raid the fridge.
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