Synonyms

1. Barbary

noun. a region of northern Africa on the Mediterranean coast between Egypt and Gibraltar; was used as a base for pirates from the 16th to 19th centuries.

Synonyms

  • Africa

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2. pirate

noun. ['ˈpaɪrət'] someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they were his own.

Synonyms

  • stealer
  • literary pirate
  • plagiariser
  • plagiarizer
  • plagiarist

Etymology

  • pirate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pirata (Latin)

3. pirate

noun. ['ˈpaɪrət'] someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation.

Synonyms

  • raider
  • despoiler
  • sea robber
  • corsair
  • freebooter
  • Barbary pirate
  • plunderer
  • spoiler
  • sea rover
  • buccaneer
  • pillager
  • looter

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • stand still

Etymology

  • pirate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pirata (Latin)

4. pirate

verb. ['ˈpaɪrət'] take arbitrarily or by force.

Synonyms

  • highjack
  • skyjack
  • commandeer
  • carjack
  • hijack

Etymology

  • pirate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pirata (Latin)

5. pirate

noun. ['ˈpaɪrət'] a ship that is manned by pirates.

Synonyms

  • pirate ship
  • corsair

Antonyms

  • give
  • get off
  • disembark

Etymology

  • pirate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pirata (Latin)

6. pirate

verb. ['ˈpaɪrət'] copy illegally; of published material.

Etymology

  • pirate (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • pirata (Latin)
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