A hostile or predatory incursion; an inroad or incursion of mounted men; a sudden and rapid invasion by a cavalry force; a foray.
* Sir Walter Scott
* H. Spenser
- Marauding chief! his sole delight / The moonlight raid , the morning fight.
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.
- There are permanent conquests, temporary occupation, and occasional raids .
, date=April 15
, title=Morning swoop in hunt for Jodi's killer
, work=The Scotsman
, passage=For Lothian and Borders Police, the early-morning raid
had come at the end one of biggest investigations carried out by the force, which had originally presented a dossier of evidence on the murder of Jodi Jones to the Edinburgh procurator-fiscal, William Gallagher, on 25 November last year. }}
(online gaming) A large group in a massively multiplayer online game, consisting of multiple parties who team up to defeat a powerful enemy.
(sports) An attacking movement.
, date=October 20
, author=Jamie Lillywhite
, title=Tottenham 1 - 0 Rubin Kazan
, work=BBC Sport
, passage=The athletic Walker, one of Tottenham's more effective attacking elements with his raids
from right-back, made a timely intervention after Rose had been dispossessed and even Aaron Lennon was needed to provide an interception in the danger zone to foil another attempt by the Russians.}}