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plagiarize

pla·gia·rize

plagiarize

 
 
pronunciation:
pleI j raIz
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
features:
Word Combinations (verb)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: plagiarized, plagiarizes, plagiarizing
definition 1: to wrongfully and deliberately claim as one's own (the ideas, words, or the like) of someone else.
The professor recognized several passages in the student's paper and knew that they had been plagiarized.
synonyms:
crib, lift, steal
similar words:
appropriate, borrow, copy, counterfeit, echo, expropriate, forge, pirate, quote, rip off, take
definition 2: to wrongfully and deliberately claim as one's own the ideas, words, or the like, of (someone else).
similar words:
copy, counterfeit, echo, forge, lift, pirate, quote, rip off, steal
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to engage in plagiarism.
similar words:
cheat, quote
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derivation: plagiarizer (n.)