Meaning of “raid” - Learner’s Dictionary

raid

noun [ C ] uk us /reɪd/
SOLDIERS

a sudden attack on a place by soldiers:

an air raid
a dawn raid
POLICE

a sudden visit to a place by police in order to find someone or something:

STEAL

the illegal activity of entering a place by force in order to steal from it:

a bank raid
→ See also air raid

(Definition of “raid noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)