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1. raid

noun. ['ˈreɪd'] a sudden short attack.

Synonyms

  • maraud
  • air raid
  • penetration
  • swoop
  • incursion
  • air attack

Antonyms

  • give
  • forfeit
  • derequisition
  • undress

Etymology

  • raid (Scots)
  • rad (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word air-raid


1. Noun Phrase
Schoolchildren practiced "duck and cover" exercises and air raid drills.

2. raid

verb. ['ˈreɪd'] search without warning, make a sudden surprise attack on.

Synonyms

  • assail
  • bust

Antonyms

  • rich
  • inactivity
  • struggle

Etymology

  • raid (Scots)
  • rad (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. raid

verb. ['ˈreɪd'] enter someone else's territory and take spoils.

Synonyms

  • obtrude upon
  • foray into
  • maraud
  • intrude on
  • invade

Antonyms

  • refuse
  • sell
  • refrain
  • praise

Etymology

  • raid (Scots)
  • rad (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. raid

noun. ['ˈreɪd'] an attempt by speculators to defraud investors.

Synonyms

  • misapplication
  • misappropriation
  • defalcation
  • embezzlement

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • stand still
  • exit

Etymology

  • raid (Scots)
  • rad (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of.

Synonyms

  • Kr
  • Ar
  • breath
  • Xe
  • nitrogen
  • atomic number 54
  • atomic number 10
  • atomic number 8
  • liquid air
  • N
  • wind
  • air current
  • neon
  • atomic number 18
  • xenon
  • gas
  • hot air
  • current of air
  • krypton
  • Ne
  • oxygen
  • atomic number 7
  • O
  • atomic number 36

Antonyms

  • unstrain
  • polyphonic music
  • monophony
  • polyphony

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

6. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] the region above the ground.

Synonyms

  • region

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

7. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing.

Synonyms

  • vibe
  • quality
  • atmosphere
  • vibration
  • mystique
  • aura

Antonyms

  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
  • defend
  • untune

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

8. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] a slight wind (usually refreshing).

Synonyms

  • zephyr
  • light air
  • sea breeze
  • air current
  • current of air
  • breath
  • fresh breeze
  • gentle breeze
  • breeze
  • moderate breeze
  • light breeze
  • wind
  • strong breeze

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly
  • conception

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

9. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] the mass of air surrounding the Earth.

Synonyms

  • part
  • airspace
  • Earth
  • globe
  • atmosphere
  • world
  • ionosphere
  • earth
  • air space

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning
  • join

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

10. air

verb. ['ˈɛr'] expose to fresh air.

Synonyms

  • air out
  • aerate

Antonyms

  • confine
  • spell
  • birth

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)
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