HyperDic: pirate

English > 5 senses of the word pirate:
NOUNperson pirate, plagiarist, plagiarizer, plagiariser, literary piratesomeone who uses another person's words / words or ideas as if they were his own
person pirate, buccaneer, sea robber, sea roversomeone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
artifactpirate, pirate shipa ship that is manned by pirates
VERBpossessionpiratecopy illegally
contactpirate, commandeer, hijack, highjacktake arbitrarily or by force
pirate > pronunciation
Soundspay'raht
Rhymesabbot ... zealot / Zealot: 372 rhymes with aht...
English > pirate: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who uses another person's words / words or ideas as if they were his own.
Synonymsplagiarist, plagiarizer, plagiariser, literary pirate
Broaderthief, stealerA criminal who takes property belonging to someone else with the intention of keeping it or selling it
Spanishpirata, plagiador, plagiario, plagiariser
Catalanpirata, plagiari, plagiariser
Adjectivespiraticalcharacteristic of pirates
Verbspiratecopy illegally
English > pirate: 5 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation.
Synonymsbuccaneer, sea robber, sea rover
InstancesLaffite, Lafitte, Jean Laffite, Jean LafitteFrench pirate who aided the United States in the War of 1812 and received an official pardon for his crimes (1780-1826)
Morgan, Henry Morgan, Sir Henry MorganA Welsh buccaneer who raided Spanish colonies in the West Indies for the English (1635-1688)
Roberts, Bartholomew RobertsA Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)
Teach, Edward Teach, Thatch, Edward Thatch, BlackbeardAn English pirate who operated in the Caribbean and off the Atlantic coast of North America (died in 1718)
Narrowercorsair, Barbary pirateA pirate along the Barbary Coast
sea kingA Viking pirate chief
Broaderplunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, raider, freebootersomeone who takes spoils or plunder (as in war)
Spanishbucanero, corsario, filibustero, pirata
Catalanbucaner, filibuster, pirata
Adjectivespiraticalcharacteristic of pirates
English > pirate: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA ship that is manned by pirates.
Synonympirate ship
NarrowercorsairA swift pirate ship (often operating with official sanction)
BroadershipA vessel that carries passengers or freight
Spanishbarco pirata
Catalanvaixell pirata
Adjectivespiraticalcharacteristic of pirates
Verbspiratetake arbitrarily or by force
English > pirate: 5 senses > verb 1, possession
MeaningCopy illegally; of published material.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something from somebody
ModelSam and Sue pirate the movie
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
Broadersteal, rip off, ripTake without the owner's consent
Spanishpiratear
Catalanpiratejar
Nounspiracythe act of plagiarizing
piratesomeone who uses another person's words / words or ideas as if they were his own
English > pirate: 5 senses > verb 2, contact
MeaningTake arbitrarily or by force.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymscommandeer, hijack, highjack
Categorycrime, criminal offense, criminal offence, law-breaking(criminal law) an act punishable by law
NarrowercarjackTake someone's car from him by force, usually with the intention of stealing it
skyjacksubject an aircraft to air piracy
BroaderseizeTake or capture by force
Spanishexpropiar, incautar, piratear, requisar
Catalanexpropiar, incautar, piratejar, robar
Nounspiracyhijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts
piratea ship that is manned by pirates

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