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Noun pirate has 3 senses
  1. plagiarist, plagiarizer, plagiariser, literary pirate, pirate - someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own
    --1 is a kind of thief, stealer
    Derived form: verb pirate1
  2. pirate, buccaneer, sea robber, sea rover - someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation
    --2 is a kind of plunderer, pillager, looter, spoiler, despoiler, raider, freebooter
    --2 has particulars:
     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
  3. pirate, pirate ship - a ship manned by pirates
    --3 is a kind of ship
    --3 has particulars: corsair
    Derived form: verb pirate2
Verb pirate has 2 senses
  1. pirate - copy illegally; of published material
    --1 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun pirate1, noun piracy2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue pirate the movie
  2. commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate - take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"
    --2 is one way to seize
    Derived forms: noun pirate3, noun piracy1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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