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Meaning of pirate

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: someone who uses another person's words or ideas as if they
           were his own [syn: {plagiarist}, {plagiarizer},
           {plagiariser}, {literary pirate}, {pirate}]
      2: someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea
         without having a commission from any sovereign nation [syn:
         {pirate}, {buccaneer}, {sea robber}, {sea rover}]
      3: a ship that is manned by pirates [syn: {pirate}, {pirate
      v 1: copy illegally; of published material
      2: take arbitrarily or by force; "The Cubans commandeered the
         plane and flew it to Miami" [syn: {commandeer}, {hijack},
         {highjack}, {pirate}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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