Synonyms of pirate


1. plagiarist, plagiarizer, plagiariser, literary pirate, pirate, thief, stealer

usage: someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own

2. pirate, buccaneer, sea robber, sea rover, plunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, raider, freebooter

usage: someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation

3. pirate, pirate ship, ship

usage: a ship that is manned by pirates


1. pirate, steal

usage: copy illegally; of published material

2. commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate, seize

usage: take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"

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