raid significado, raid definición | diccionario de inglés definición



  ( raids    plural & 3rd person present)   ( raiding    present participle)   ( raided    past tense & past participle  )
1       verb   When soldiers raid a place, they make a sudden armed attack against it, with the aim of causing damage rather than occupying any of the enemy's land.  
The guerrillas raided banks and destroyed a police barracks and an electricity substation.      V n  
      Raid is also a noun., n-count   oft N on/against n  
The rebels attempted a surprise raid on a military camp...     
    air raid  
2       verb   If the police raid a building, they enter it suddenly and by force in order to look for dangerous criminals or for evidence of something illegal, such as drugs or weapons.  
Fraud squad officers raided the firm's offices.      V n  
      Raid is also a noun., n-count   oft N on n  
They were arrested early this morning after a raid on a house by thirty armed police.     
3       verb   If someone raids a building or place, they enter it by force in order to steal something.  
A 19-year-old man has been found guilty of raiding a bank.      V n  
      Raid is also a noun., n-count   oft N on n armed raid on a small Post Office...     
4       verb   If you raid the fridge or the larder, you take food from it to eat instead of a meal or in between meals.  
INFORMAL   She made her way to the kitchen to raid the fridge.      V n  

air raid        ( air raids    plural  ) An air raid is an attack by military aircraft in which bombs are dropped. This expression is usually used by the country or group that is suffering the attack.      n-count   oft N on n, N n  
The war began with overnight air raids on Baghdad and Kuwait.     
dawn raid        ( dawn raids    plural  )
1       n-count   If police officers carry out a dawn raid, they go to someone's house very early in the morning to search it or arrest them.  
Thousands of pounds worth of drugs were seized in dawn raids yesterday.     
2       n-count   If a person or company carries out a dawn raid, they try to buy a large number of a company's shares at the start of a day's trading, especially because they want to buy the whole company.     (BUSINESS)  
Southern acquired 11.2 per cent of Sweb in a dawn raid on Monday.     
ram-raid        ( ram-raids    plural & 3rd person present)   ( ram-raiding    present participle)   ( ram-raided    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   A ram-raid is the crime of using a car to drive into and break a shop window in order to steal things from the shop.  
A shop in Station Road was the target of a ram-raid early yesterday.     
2       verb   If people ram-raid, they use a car to drive into and break a shop window in order to steal things from the shop.  
The kids who are joyriding and ram-raiding are unemployed.      V, Also V n  
  ram-raider     ( ram-raiders    plural)    n-count  
Ram-raiders smashed their way into a high-class store.     
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  


      n   attack, break-in, descent, foray, hit-and-run attack, incursion, inroad, invasion, irruption, onset, sally, seizure, sortie, surprise attack  
      vb   assault, attack, break into, descend on, fall upon, forage     (Military)   foray, invade, pillage, plunder, reive     (dialect)   rifle, sack, sally forth, swoop down upon  

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Consulte también:

air raid, dawn raid, rabid, rapid

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