To attack a strong enemy by brute force (Warcraft III
). Usually a raid involves sending an overwhelming amount of troops into an area in the hope that the greater number of troops will be able to overtake the enemy or at least severely damage their ability to fight.
See also Zurg
It can also be used in the non traditional way to describe accomplishing a challenging task such traveling with a group of coworkers to an area known to have free donuts or a group of males traveling to an area where a high percent of females
are know to be present.
Raid is also a powerful bug spray that can be used to kill such things as ants and bees.
Raid also is an acronym for Redundant Array of Independent Disks. It is used to describe the setup of one’s hard drives.