What does raider mean?

Definitions for raiderˈreɪ dər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word raider.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. plunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, raider, freebooter(noun)

    someone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)

  2. raider(noun)

    a corporate investor who intends to take over a company by buying a controlling interest in its stock and installing new management


  1. raider(Noun)

    One who engages in a raid; a plunderer.

  2. raider(Noun)

    A person who takes control of a firm by purchasing a controlling interest of stock.

  3. raider(Noun)

    A special forces operative; a commando.

  4. raider(Noun)

    A warship which is light, maneuverable, and fast-moving.

  5. raider(Noun)

    A person who uncovers evidence of improper behavior within governmental or private organizations.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Raider(noun)

    one who engages in a raid


  1. Raider

    A raider is a person who commits robbery at sea. With use of raid tactics, the raiders uses the naval strategy of attacking an opponent's commercial shipping rather than contending for command of the sea with its naval forces. The raiders destroy supplies of the enemy instead of engaging the combatant themselves. When the raiders are at war, they break into towns and plunder.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of raider in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of raider in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Volodymyr Knyr:

    If you’re a raider’s aider then you’re as well a raider.

  2. Bas Steins Bischop:

    The sentiment of industry is turning against protection measures, boskalis is anything but a corporate raider.

  3. Bas Steins Bischop:

    The sentiment of industry is turning against protection measures, (But) Boskalis is anything but a corporate raider.

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