plagiarist, plagiarizer, plagiariser, literary pirate, pirate(noun)
someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
pirate, buccaneer, sea robber, sea rover(noun)
someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
pirate, pirate ship(verb)
a ship that is manned by pirates
copy illegally; of published material
commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate(verb)
take arbitrarily or by force
"The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"
A criminal who plunders at sea; commonly attacking merchant vessels, though often pillaging port towns.
One who breaks intellectual property laws by reproducing protected works without permission
To appropriate by piracy, plunder at sea.
They pirated the tanker and sailed to a port where they could sell the ship and cargo.
To create and/or sell an unauthorized copy of
To knowingly obtain an unauthorized copy of
Not willing to pay full price for the computer game, Heidi pirated a copy.
To engage in piracy.
He pirated in the Atlantic for years before becoming a privateer for the Queen.
Illegaly imitated or reproduced, said of a well-known trademarked product or work subject to copyright protection and the counterfeit itself.
someone connected with any of a number of sports teams known as the Pirates, as a fan, player, coach etc.
Origin: From pirate, from pirata, from πειρατής, from πεῖρα.
a robber on the high seas; one who by open violence takes the property of another on the high seas; especially, one who makes it his business to cruise for robbery or plunder; a freebooter on the seas; also, one who steals in a harbor
an armed ship or vessel which sails without a legal commission, for the purpose of plundering other vessels on the high seas
one who infringes the law of copyright, or publishes the work of an author without permission
to play the pirate; to practice robbery on the high seas
to publish, as books or writings, without the permission of the author
Origin: [L. pirata, Gr. , fr. to attempt, undertake, from making attempts or attacks on ships, an attempt, trial; akin to E. peril: cf. F. pirate. See Peril.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pī′rāt, n. one who, without authority, attempts to capture ships at sea: a sea-robber: an armed vessel which, without legal right, plunders other vessels at sea: one who steals or infringes a copyright.—v.t. to rob at sea: to take without permission, as books or writings.—n. Pī′racy, the crime of a pirate: robbery on the high seas: infringement of copyright.—adjs. Pirat′ic, -al, pertaining to a pirate: practising piracy.—adv. Pirat′ically. [Fr.,—L. pirata—Gr. peiratēs—peiraein, to attempt.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A sea-robber, yet the word pirata has been formerly taken for a sea-captain. Also, an armed ship that roams the seas without any legal commission, and seizes or plunders every vessel she meets; their colours are said to be a black field with a skull, a battle-axe, and an hour-glass. (See PRAHU.)
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The numerical value of pirate in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of pirate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of pirate in a Sentence
It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.
I’ve got the formal Pastafarian Ministeroni outfit and I've got the more pirate-y one.
Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. It’s better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.
I voted for the Pirate Party last time and I will do so again. It is time for something new on the table.
There isn't a single 14-year-old I know who doesn't want to fly, ride a pirate ship and fight Stanley Tucci.
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- pirata, piratejarCatalan, Valencian
- môr-leidr, copïwr anghyfreithlonWelsh
- pirat, sørøverDanish
- Raubkopierer, Pirat, Seeräuber, KorsarGerman
- πειρατής, πειρατεύω, πειρατικόςGreek
- pirato, piratiEsperanto
- merirosvo, piraattiFinnish
- piratur, sjórænariFaroese
- corsaire, pirateFrench
- שודד יםHebrew
- kalóz, kalózkodikHungarian
- ಸ್ವಾಮ್ಯ ಚೋರ, ಕಡಲುಗಳ್ಳ, ಸಮುದ್ರಚೋರ, ಕೃತಿ ಚೋರKannada
- 海賊, 해적Korean
- pirateren, vrijbuiter, gepirateerd, zeerover, kaper, boekanier, piraat, zeerovenDutch
- sjørøvarNorwegian Nynorsk
- piratkopiert, sjørøver, pirat, piratkopiereNorwegian
- pirat, korsarz, piracki, piratowaćPolish
- pirata, bucaneiro, pirateado, corsário, piratearPortuguese
- пират, пиратскийRussian
- burcad badeedSomali
- pirat, sjörövareSwedish
- korsan satış yapmak, korsanTurkish
- kẻ cướp biểnVietnamese
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