Share this entry
raid
American English: /reɪd/
British English: /reɪd/

Translation of raid in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Military)
    Example sentences
    • Both the Central Powers and the Allies used aircraft on strategic bombing raids, targeting enemy industries and to a lesser extent enemy civilians.
    • Niven had volunteered for a secret military commando unit making raids on the enemy coastline.
    • It is primarily employed in close air support of ground troops, target destruction raids, and armed escort of other aircraft.
  • 3 (by thieves)
    Example sentences
    • The works were stolen in an early-morning raid on April 20, when the thieves broke into the Brücke-Museum.
    • The trio inside were heading home to Leeds with their loot from a smash-and-grab raid on a York computer business.
    • Hundreds of DVDs, CDs and PlayStation games were stolen in the biggest raid on a west Wiltshire library in 20 years, with police at a loss to explain how the burglars got in.

transitive verb

  • 1 (Military)
    Example sentences
    • A gang of thieves raided Brickens Post Office at lunch time last Thursday afternoon.
    • Police officers have raided homes in Bradford in a high-profile operation.
    • This is the haul of drugs seized when 25 police officers raided a Highworth pub.
  • 2
    (bank/supermarket)
    asaltar
    atracar
    they raided the refrigerator [humorous]
    tomaron por asalto el refrigerador [humorous]
    Example sentences
    • Those who don't have their own will raid the store room for tartan shirts to make into kilts.
    • If they are not physically attacking them, they are raiding fields for food.
    • Alternatively, please everyone and raid your room mini bar as you watch the Pattaya Mail Channel's latest features.
  • 4 (steal, poach) (US)
    (personnel/executives)
    llevarse
    robar
Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.