Definition Of raids


a sudden attack on an enemy by troops, aircraft, or other armed forces in warfare.

a bombing raid

conduct a raid on.

officers raided thirty homes yesterday

Example Of raids

  • A mix of airstrikes and coordinated raids would destroy the group's material assets in Somalia.

  • A relative of one of the suspected bombers was arrested following police raids of six homes in Leeds, West Yorkshire, and two cars were seized.

  • A spokesman for ComReg said its policy was not to comment on raids .

  • An Algerian asylum seeker arrested in Bury during police raids on terrorist suspects has been jailed for six months for using a false passport.

  • As well as springing suspects in early morning raids , police have been employing DNA technology, linking vandals to their crimes by blood left at the scene.

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