Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun foray

2 senses of foray

Sense 1
foray, raid, maraud -- (a sudden short attack)
       => penetration, incursion -- (an attack that penetrates into enemy territory)

Sense 2
foray -- (an initial attempt (especially outside your usual areas of competence); "scientists' forays into politics")
       => attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try -- (earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb foray

2 senses of foray

Sense 1
plunder, despoil, loot, reave, strip, rifle, ransack, pillage, foray -- (steal goods; take as spoils; "During the earthquake people looted the stores that were deserted by their owners")
       => take -- (take by force; "Hitler took the Baltic Republics"; "The army took the fort on the hill")

Sense 2
foray -- (briefly enter enemy territory)
       => penetrate, perforate -- (pass into or through, often by overcoming resistance; "The bullet penetrated her chest")

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