1. [ noun ] (military) a sudden short attack
Synonyms: raid maraud
Related terms: penetration air_raid swoop maraud
2. [ verb ] briefly enter enemy territory
Related terms: penetrate
3. [ verb ] (criminal law) steal goods; take as spoils
Synonyms: ransack rifle despoil pillage strip reave loot plunder

"During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners"

Related terms: take deplume loot plunderer looting spoil plundering
4. [ noun ] an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence)

"scientists' forays into politics"

Related terms: attempt
Similar spelling:   Forry