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1. foray

noun. ['ˈfɔreɪ'] an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence).

Synonyms

  • effort
  • attempt
  • endeavour
  • endeavor

Antonyms

  • dock
  • burden
  • saddle
  • charge

Etymology

  • forrayen (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Foray

  • varnadore
  • salvadore
  • muratore
  • melchiorre
  • signore
  • isadore
  • d'amore
  • madore
  • torray
  • moray
  • lorei

Sentences with foray


1. Verb, base form
Joeys begin to foray out of mother’s pouch at around 9 weeks of age.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Do research on the specific station and industry, especially if this is your first foray into radio sales.

2. foray

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • fuse
  • ionate
  • calcify
  • iodinate

Etymology

  • forrayen (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. foray

verb. ['ˈfɔreɪ'] briefly enter enemy territory.

Synonyms

  • penetrate

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • give

Etymology

  • forrayen (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. foray

verb. ['ˈfɔreɪ'] steal goods; take as spoils.

Synonyms

  • deplume
  • take
  • displume
  • strip
  • despoil
  • plunder
  • reave
  • pillage
  • loot
  • rifle

Antonyms

  • obviate
  • dishonor
  • refuse
  • disclaim

Etymology

  • forrayen (Middle English (1100-1500))
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