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Raid or RAID may refer to:


  • Raid (military), a sudden attack behind the enemy's lines without the intention of holding ground
  • Corporate raid, a type of hostile takeover in business
  • Panty raid, a prankish raid by male college students on the living quarters of female students to steal panties as trophies
  • Police raid, a police action involving the entering of a house with the intent to capture personnel or evidence, often taking place early in the morning

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]



Other uses in arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Raid (band), a Tennessee-based band, who helped pioneer the Vegan straight edge movement
  • "Raid", a song by Lakeside on the album Untouchables
  • R.A.I.D., a branch of the fictional Marvel Comics terrorist group Advanced Idea Mechanics


People with the name[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • RAID (French Police unit), Recherche, Assistance, Intervention, Dissuasion, an anti-terrorist unit of the French National Police
  • Raid (insecticide), a consumer insecticide marketed by S. C. Johnson & Son
  • Real-Time Adversarial Intelligence & Decision-making "RAID", a DARPA project to perform predictive analysis of enemy behavior
  • Risks, Assumptions, Issues and Dependencies log ("RAID log"), a document used in project management
  • Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks, a data storage mechanism for improving performance and fault tolerance on computing systems.

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