Associations to the word «Copyright»


COPYRIGHT, noun. (uncountable) The right by law to be the entity which determines who may publish, copy and distribute a piece of writing, music, picture or other work of authorship.
COPYRIGHT, noun. (countable) Such an exclusive right as it pertains to one or more specific works.
COPYRIGHT, verb. To place under a copyright.
COPYRIGHT, verb. To obtain or secure a copyright for some literary or other artistic work.
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT, noun. (copyright) The unauthorized use of copyrighted material in a manner that violates one of the copyright owner's exclusive rights, such as the right to reproduce or perform the copyrighted work, or to make derivative works that build upon it.
COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENTS, noun. Plural of copyright infringement
COPYRIGHT SYMBOL, noun. A circumscribed c: ©.
COPYRIGHT SYMBOLS, noun. Plural of copyright symbol

Dictionary definition

COPYRIGHT, noun. A document granting exclusive right to publish and sell literary or musical or artistic work.
COPYRIGHT, verb. Secure a copyright on a written work; "did you copyright your manuscript?".

Wise words

Words, like nature, half reveal and half conceal the soul within.
Alfred Lord Tennyson