raid

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
raid

Plural
raids

  1. A raid is a rapid surprise attack on an enemy.
    The general planned a night raid on the enemy positions.

Verb[change]

Plain form
raid

Third-person singular
raids

Past tense
raided

Past participle
raided

Present participle
raiding

  1. To raid an enemy is to attack them suddenly, without giving a warning.
    The police raided a house where they thought the thief was hiding.

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