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Noun
A person who attacks and robs ships at sea
“Like I was a pirate on the sea again, with everything right.”
Noun
Or purloins the words, writings, or ideas of another, and passes them off as his or her own, thus engaging in plagiarism
Noun
A person who appropriates or reproduces the work of another for profit without permission, usually in contravention of patent or copyright
“Software pirates who turn out cheap copies of copyright games.”
Noun
A mean, evil, or unprincipled person
Noun
A person who robs
Noun
Pirate
Noun
A traveller or explorer
Noun
Pirater
Noun
A fraudulent imitation of something else
Noun
One who follows the business of navigating ships or other vessels
Noun
A person who needlessly destroys, defaces, or damages other people's property
Noun
Bootlegger
Noun
A copy of an original
Verb
To take or make use of under a guise of authority but without actual right
“… using pirated software that was subject to copyright.”
Verb
To use or reproduce (another's work) for profit without permission, usually in contravention of patent or copyright
Pirating copies of music tapes.”
Verb
To abduct or coerce
Verb
To imitate or copy especially in order to deceive
Verb
Transfer illegal goods
Verb
To search through with the intent of committing robbery
Verb
Give a false or misleading account of the nature of
Verb
To make an exact likeness of
Verb
To actively break the terms of (a law, agreement, etc.)
Verb
To enter for conquest or plunder
Adjective
Illegally imitated or reproduced
“The scoundrel sold me a pirate copy of the original.”
Adjective
Produced, distributed, or sold illicitly
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