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pirate

pi·rate

pirate

 
pronunciation:
paI rt
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: someone who attacks or robs ships at sea.
similar words:
raider
definition 2: someone who breaks the law or does wrong by copying or using another's writing, music, or ideas.
similar words:
counterfeiter
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: pirated, pirates, pirating
definition: to copy or use in a way that breaks the law or is wrong.
That store owner was arrested for pirating videos and selling them.
similar words:
appropriate, rip off, steal
derivations: piratic (adj.), piratical (adj.), piratically (adv.)
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