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  Definition of pirate
  1. a ship manned by pirates
  2. someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
  3. someone who uses another person''s words or ideas as if they were his own
  4. take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"
  5. copy illegally; of published material
Similar Words: pirate ship, buccaneer, sea robber, sea rover, plagiarist, plagiarizer, plagiariser, literary pirate, commandeer, hijack, highjack

 

Hyponyms: corsair, Barbary pirate, sea king, Laffite, Lafitte, Jean Laffite, Jean Lafitte, Morgan, Henry Morgan, Sir Henry Morgan, Roberts, Bartholomew Roberts, Teach, Edward Teach, Thatch, Edward Thatch, Blackbeard, skyjack, carjack

 

Derivational Morphology: commandeer, hijack, highjack, buccaneer, plagiarize, plagiarise, lift, pirate ship, piracy, buccaneering, highjacker, hijacker, highwayman, road agent, highjacking, hijacking, plagiarist, plagiarizer, plagiariser, literary pirate, plagiarism, plagiarization, plagiarisation

 

Language Translations:
Danish: pirat and sørøver   Dutch: piraat  
Estonian: piraat   Finnish: merirosvo and piraatti  
French: pirate   German: Pirat  
Greek: πειρατής   Icelandic: sjóræningi  
Japanese: 海賊   Korean: 해적  
Latin: pirata   Norwegian: pirat  
Novial: pirate   Polish: pirat  
Portuguese: corsário and pirata   Spanish: pirata  
Swedish: pirat and sjörövare   Welsh: copïwr anghyfreithlon and môr-leidr  
 
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