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Overview of noun pirate

The noun pirate has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) plagiarist, plagiarizer, plagiariser, literary pirate, pirate

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

2. (1) 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)

3. pirate, pirate ship

(a ship that is manned by pirates)


Overview of verb pirate

The verb pirate has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. pirate

(copy illegally; of published material)

2. commandeer, hijack, highjack, pirate

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

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